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Honey Bee Population Challenged for 2013 Crops

It appears the honey bee population has been on the decline these past years in California since 2006, but seems to be at at an all-time low this year. As a result there is questionable supply available for pollination for the 2013 crops, especially almonds. Many studies are being conducted to determine the reason for such a decline, some bee keepers are reporting 90-100% losses over the winter. Most in the agriculture business predict there will be just enough to get them by for this season, however, prices for beehives have increased as a result. Thus, we are confident high hopper trailer rentals will continue to be consistent. Read more here.

 

 

 

 

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