Southern Crop

Southern Crop

Almond Producers Top Users of Pollination Services

In 2016, U.S. farmers paid $354 million for pollination services. USDA says producers of almonds alone accounted for 80 percent of that amount, more than $280 million.

 

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Wild Bee Populations Are out of Sync With Crop Needs

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