Screen Shot 2015-07-08 at 9.34.01 AMThe Maryville Daily times has published a full story on the plight of the beekeepers  who are in the area affected by last week’s train derailment.

The story quotes BCBA members Coley O’Dell and Howard Kerr and BCBA president Harlen Breeden. Mike Studer, the state apiarist, is also quote.

The story is a good summary of the situation at present:

Source: Derailment could delay local honey harvest – The Daily Times: News

Beekeepers with hives within the two-mile zone of last week’s CSX train derailment in Maryville can go ahead and extract honey, but are being asked to keep that honey separate until it can be analyzed for contaminants, the state apiarist said Tuesday.