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White House Backs Honey Bees
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Jun 20, 2014 02:45 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The Obama administration is suddenly abuzz over bees and butterflies.

The White House announced Friday the Obama administration is creating a federal task force to promote the health of honey bees and other pollinators. The task force will look at the various issues causing a decline in bee population as well as ways to help expand the habitat for bees and other pollinators such as butterflies.

USDA and EPA will lead a task force that will include representatives from at least 15 other federal agencies and foundations to examine the problems that have plagued bees and other ...

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