Beekeeper Questions Claims about Honeybees and Pesticides

news_views_icon“Another View: Evidence is Questionable that Pesticide is Harming Honeybees,” By Randy Oliver.honeybee_apple_blossom150
I commend The Bee for promoting environmental awareness (“ A lot is riding on finding culprit in honeybee deaths”; Editorials, July 27). However, contrary to popular myth, honeybees are actually in no danger of extinction. In fact, the number of managed bee hives has been increasing in the U.S. and nearly every country in the world. The reality is that the number of hives goes up and down depending upon the laws of supply and demand. Read more.

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