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Bee Culture

CATCH THE BUZZ- Nutritious Substitutes for Honey Bees

New nectar: could artificial pollen make life sweeter for bees? In winter, starved of pollen and lacking natural forage, honeybee colonies can easily falter. But nutritious substitutes may be the answer. Beekeepers servicing California’s almond crops currently rely on an unsatisfactory pollen patty. Photograph: Raquel de Sousa/University of Oxford When beekeepers from across the US drive millions of hives on trucks…
UOVBA News Bot
January 20, 2021