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‘Feed hives or lose them’ warning as bees starve to death in soaking summer

Beekeepers in Wales were yesterday warned to check their colonies after reports of bees starving to death in the relentless summer rain. Read more

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Sugar boosts bees’ productivity

Feeding sugar to bees encourages them to collect pollen, rather than nectar, increasing the level of crop pollination vital for agricultural success. Read more

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Beekeepers in Virginia asked to begin emergency feeding

Though heavy clouds have been crossing West Virginia for the past couple weeks, this summer’s drought has endangered the state’s honey crop. Read more

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