Honey Bee Research not on Farm Bill ‘A-list’

Last month, U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., introduced the Pollinator Protection and Research Act of 2007, to boost state and federal research efforts to resolve the cause of massive honey bee losses, labeled as colony collapse disorder. Word from bee industry experts on last Friday was that no funds were included in the first Farm Bill draft from the House Ag Committee.

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