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Agri View: Pollinator Problem Worldwide

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  Everett Griner talks about the bee and pollinator problem now worldwide in today’s Agri View.     For a decade or longer beekeepers throughout the U.S. have been impacted by that mysterious disease that destroys whole hives of Honeybees. Hope for a solution is still strong but it still lingers. Until recently I was unaware that the problem has …


Bacterial Imbalances Can Mean Bad News for Honey Bees

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By Jan Suszkiw, USDA Agriculture Research Service A team of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their collaborators have established a strong link between honey bee health and the effects of diet on bacteria that live in the guts of these important insect pollinators. In a study published in the November issue of Molecular Ecology, the team fed caged …