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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Third of US bee colonies died last winter: report

Third of US bee colonies died last winter: report
Washington (AFP) May 7, 2013 - Nearly a third of the honey bee colonies in the United States died this past winter, sharply higher proportion than a year ago, according to an official report released Tuesday. The US population of managed honey bee colonies fell by 31.1 percent in the October 2012-April 2013 period, said the preliminary report by the US Department of Agriculture in collaboration with the Apiary Inspectors ... morehttp://www.seeddaily.com/reports/Third_of_US_bee_colonies_died_last_winter_report_999.html

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