As commercial beekeepers begin moving their colonies into the almonds in California, high colony losses are being revealed and the discussion as to the causes has livened. The corporate story is that the primary cause is the varroa mites, but experienced beekeepers and the work of researchers tell a different story. The following video, Colony Collapse Disorder Threatens Bees, US Agriculture, is a synopsis of a longer interview I did with Earth Focus several years ago. It has proven to be prophetic.
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