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Is West Virginia good for beekeeping?


CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK) — What’s the buzz about this sweet hobby in the Mountain State?

According to a study by Lawn Love, West Virginia is ranked 33 on the list of 2023’s Best States for Beekeeping.

West Virginia is in the top 10 of states with the most support for beekeepers, sitting at number 10. States in the top 10 include: California, New York, New Jersey, Maine, Ohio, Vermont, North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee and West Virginia, according to the study.

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