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Honey Bee Cause
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Thu May 2, 2013 02:08 PM CDT

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- Bees are complicated critters that are under many difference kinds of stress. That's the consensus of a new report on honeybee health released jointly Thursday by USDA and the EPA.

In a news conference Thursday, government officials joined university scientists and a beekeeper to outline the findings of the National Stakeholders Conference on Honey Bee Health held October 2012. The conference was initially convened to learn what scientists believe is the current state of knowledge regarding honeybee health.

Bee populations have been increasingly dropping in recent years and farmers have turned to researchers to discover what ...

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