Guest Host: Matthew Felling

Honeybees have made headlines recently, due to declining numbers and a mysterious epidemic called Colony Collapse Disorder. But locally, beekeeping is as popular as ever — with hobbyists and small farmers raising bees to pollinate our local crops. Get an insider’s view of local beekeeping, including the rewards and the challenges of raising these little buzzers.

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  • Jerry Fischer State Apiarist, Maryland Department of Agriculture
  • Pat Haskell EAS-Registered Master Bee Keeper; and Member, Beekeepers Association of Northern Virginia

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