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Cal Poly student finds money in honey

The most difficult part about launching a beekeeping business isn’t avoiding getting stung, according to local beekeeper and business owner, Ross Berger; it’s coming up with a company name. “Our friend called us up and said, ‘I’ve got a name for you guys,’ — it was like three in the morning — ‘The Humble Bumble!’” […]

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Back in bees-ness

Cal Poly would be a different place without honeybees: no more blueberries, raspberries, avocadoes or almonds, horticulture and crop science lecturer and instructor of beekeeping Scott Jeffreys said. This is a fate Cal Poly just recently avoided — narrowly. “We had over 200 hives in 2005 to 2006,” Jeffreys said. “We then lost all but […]