Major crisis in US agriculture

The mysterious collapse of bee populations in the USA is heralding a crisis in agriculture. It is said that one in three mouthfuls of food consumed in the USA is derived from a largely bee-dependent agriculture. And yet researchers have so far been unable to determine the cause of the bees’ decimation. Think positive…

It may just be that bee colony collapse is mainly occurring with bees connected to intensive, pesticide-based farming; organic beekeepers don’t seem to be suffering the same fate.


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