Bee Theft Pick Up as Almond Bloom Begins

Western Farm Press   By Todd Fitchette    February 2, 2016    

The annual push to get about 1.8 million colonies of bees to pollinate California’s almond crop is a necessary and profitable relationship between the beekeeper and the grower.

It’s a time of the year when upwards of 90 percent of all the managed bees in the United States are clustered into one relatively small region.

Sadly it is also a profitable time for more nefarious activities.



Continue reading (Crime victim speaks out and includes Tips): http://westernfarmpress.com/tree-nuts/bee-thefts-pick-almond-bloom-begins?page=3