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Declining Bee Populations Threaten Approximately One-Third Of US Food Supply, Experts Warn

Experts have growing concerns about crop productions with declining bee populations. Federal authorities are now suspending a honeybee tracking program because of a budget shortfall.  About one-third of the American food supply depends on bees. They help pollinate many crops, but the bee population is declining.  A nature preserve in Chester County is trying to reverse that with a pollination garden to attract bees. But they’ll face a new challenge as the U.S. Department of Agriculture suspended collecting data for its annual honeybee colonies report.  Read more....

 

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