By Kim Kaplan
May 31, 2012
WASHINGTON—Total losses of managed honey bee colonies from all causes were 21.9 percent nationwide for the 2011/2012 winter, according to the annual survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Bee Informed Partnership and the Apiary Inspectors of America.
This represents a substantial drop in mortality compared to the previous five years..."
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