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Honey production in Yucatán reaches a new low

Decreasing bee populations have lead to a major reduction in honey production all over the peninsula. "Less than a decade ago, Yucatán produced between 10,000...

Public project meant to improve profits for beekeepers in Yucatan

Temozón, Yucatan — President Andrés Manuel López and Gov. Mauricio Vila Dosal will promote the construction of a honey distribution center, which will also...

Honey production, sacred to the Mayas, moves from forests to urban...

Biologist Gretel Castillo, who is among the beekeepers keeping the ancient tradition alive, said that it is fortunate that young people in cities show a growing interest in the craft.

How Mexico fights the war against fake honey products

Demand for honey, one of Yucatán's better-known exports, has grown as fraudulent producers undercut legitimate beekeeping operations.

Yucatán honey exports soar while sustaining rural Maya families

Beekeeping production in Yucatán is a 450-million-peso business fueled by thousands of small-scale artisanal producers.

State still bans GMO crops despite federal rebuke

Almost a year after the state government declared the area free of GMO crops, state authorities are sticking to their guns despite a looming federal order to reverse it.

Yucatán honey production decline linked to drought, climate change

Despite the fact that Yucatán continues to be the main honey producer in the country, its production has been decreasing year by year.