“I’ll pull out a frame and talk about what goes on inside,” said Tim Norray of how he plans to teach fair-goers about keeping bees.

Ed Cowley, Altamont

LeeAna Doolin’s hobby is not one typical for teenagers. A beekeeper, or apiarist, she raises bees out of two hives on her family’s farm.

Stephen Wilson, who has kept bees for about 40 years, was given a Beekeeper of the Year Award in part because of his efforts to raise funds to protect honeybees and place a faculty member in Cornell’s entomology department.

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