Each year, millions upon millions of honey bees go on a cross country road trip to make the California almond harvest possible.
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. Read moreRead More »
“They’re not in danger of extinction,” said Nathalie Steinhauer, a doctoral candidate at the university — dispelling a common misconception that bees are at risk of disappearing. Read moreRead More »