By Ed Moreth 

4-H member's hives create buzz for beekeeping


Ed Moreth

RESEARCH – John McNamara checks out a honey bee he found on the ground outside the hive. He noticed the bee wasn't moving very fast and wanted to find out if it was a second queen of the hive. It turned out to be a drone.

Finding out that honey is basically "bee vomit" didn't deter John McNamara from eating honey and getting stung and bit by bees didn't stop him from wanting to raise bees. 

The 9-year-old McNamara's dream came true when he got 10,000 honey bees to start his own two hives in early May. After lett...

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