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Positive Buzz About Honey Bees

USDA released a positive report on honey bee colonies this past spring. The number of commercial U.S. honey bee colonies was 2.89 million as of April 1—3% more colonies than during the same time in 2016. The total number of honey bee colonies lost was also lower in 2017. The number of colonies lost from April through June 2017 was 226,000 colonies, or 8%, compared with 330,000 colonies lost, or 12%, in 2016.

 

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