NHBAB Requests Beekeepers Report Bee Kill Incidents

by Tim Tucker, ABF Vice President and ABF E-Buzz EditorThe past month or two have brought news of a good number of bee kill incidents in states where corn planting is still going on. It appears that there are quite a number of beekeepers in the corn belt who have lost large numbers of bees. I've heard reports of over a dozen counties in Ohio reporting losses, some with damage so severe that it is questionable whether or not the bees will recover in time for production during this season. [read more]

(The above is brought to us by Carlen Jupe, CSBA Sec/Treas)