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Educating about Honey Bee Health

Chris Brunner – October 18, 2018

Bees on hiveBees are one of our planet’s most important animals. They produce honey and they are the primary managed pollinators for a majority of high value specialty crops grown in the contiguous states of California and Oregon, such as nuts, stone fruits, vegetables, and berries. A problem threatens our animal friends, the bees. Colony losses are high due to a variety of environmental and biological causes including bacterial diseases.

With the efforts of extension specialists, veterinarians, and graphic and instructional designers, beekeepers and veterinarians will work together to navigate the VFD regulations, and consumers will continue to enjoy nature’s sugar. Read all about it on UC ANR Food Blog story, “Honey bee health key to wellbeing of important species.”