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Why Does Bee Health Matter? The Science Surrounding Honey Bee Health Concerns and What We Can Do About It

Pollinators are responsible for about 1/3 of our human diet by volume. Although honey bees are one of nearly 20,000 bee species, they support more than $19B in food and crop production in the United States each year.

 

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