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Third annual Hawaiian Natural Honey Challenge

MEDIA RELEASE Calling Natural Honey Producers Statewide The Big Island Beekeepers Association (BIBA) invites natural (raw) honey producers state-wide to participate in the Third Annual Hawaiian Natural Honey Challenge. The complete Challenge invitation is posted on the BIBA web site: bibahawaiibees.org (Click on the honey drip.) The Challenge was begun in 2010 to showcase the […]

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According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service Hawaii Field Office (NASS), Hawaii’s honey production in 2010 dropped 19 percent from the previous year to 770,000 lbs. The maximum number of honey producing colonies during the year remained the same at 10,000 colonies while the average yield per hive decreased from 95 lbs to 77 lbs.

Hawaii’s honey production down 19 percent, prices reach record high

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service Hawaii Field Office (NASS), Hawaii’s honey production in 2010 dropped 19 percent from the previous year to 770,000 lbs. The maximum number of honey producing colonies during the year remained the same at 10,000 colonies while the average yield per hive decreased from […]

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State takes action to eradicate varroa bee mites

Hilo-Area Residents Advised Not To Eat Honey From Feral Hives Over Next Three Weeks as State Takes Action to Eradicate Varroa Bee Mites

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