Save the Bees - save essential crops

rosiewJuly 12, 2012

Another disturbing report about, among other things, the effect of pesticides on the essential bee populations. This deserves a read, folks.

Also some awful facts about the deaths of hives that are transported, especially in California, to pollinate crops. I feel very disheartened at the moment.

Please feel free to cross-post to other forums or give me suggestions as to which would 'get it'.

Rosie, Sugar Hill, GA

Here is a link that might be useful: Crops that would disappear w/o bees!

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jolj(7b/8a)

How many hives do you have?
Honeybees are not the only pollinators.
Bees are not the only pollinators.
How long have you been a beekeeper?

    Bookmark   July 16, 2012 at 8:05PM
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rosiew

jolj, I have no hives. And know there are many different insects which can pollinate. I posted this because I found it interesting and hoped some readers would also. Did you find areas that you would dispute?

Rosie

    Bookmark   July 16, 2012 at 8:24PM
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