Monthly Archives: July 2007

Beekeeper says he and others getting stung by pesticides in corn and other crops

Like other beekeepers across the country, those in Cattaraugus County suffered major losses last year. Scientists looking into what caused the collapse of honeybee colonies suspect insecticides or a new “mystery disease” may be to blame. Read more

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Alabama honeybees apparently healthy

Alabama beekeepers are cautiously optimistic about the status of honeybee populations in the state. Alabama and Louisiana are the only two southern states that have not reported significant problems with the disorder. Read more

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