Azerbaijan, honey bees, beekeeping, Caucasian bees

Azerbaijan Out to Improve Honeybee Gene Pool

In Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan, which is a small country bordering Armenia, Iran, and the Caspian Sea, the country’s Agriculture Ministry, along with the help of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), hosted a seminar for a new project they’re implementing: “Improving living standards of rural population through increasing productivity in beekeeping.”…

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honey tasting, honey bees, honey taster

Connecticut Beekeeper Helping America Develop Honey Taste Buds

While most honey lovers can satiate their honey cravings indiscriminately, others choose to take it further by cultivating their taste buds. One such individual is Marina Marchese, who lives in Weston, Connecticut and runs a local honey business. Her goal is simple—to develop America’s palate for tasting and distinguishing honey. After learning her trade in…

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