honeybees

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Nathan Anderson stops his red pick-up truck alongside a cornfield on his farm near Cherokee, Iowa. The young farmer pulls on a heavy brown hoodie, thick, long, sturdy gloves and a beekeeper’s hat with a screened veil. He approaches a pair of hives sitting on the edge of a field recently planted with corn and adjusts a yellow plastic flap that traps some of the pollen the bees bring back to their hive.

Stakes are High for Honeybees

Sep 3, 2013
sciencedaily.com

A survey conducted by the USDA shows apiaries continue to lose nearly one-third of hives each year.