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Bee Focus of USDA Report
Mon May 13, 2013 11:52 AM 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 ...

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