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Manitoba Honeybees Hit Hard Over Winter

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The  Manitoba Co-Operator Honeybee on flower. Larry Powell P in P photo. Manitoba’s beekeepers are feeling the sting of high winter losses, coupled with the pain and expense of overseas bee imports. Details here. Related:  Are Canada's Pesticide Regulators on the Take?  Canadian Authorities Refuse to Protect Precious Pollinators From Known Toxins. Is Something Crooked Going on Here?

Manitoba's Corn and Honey Producers Try to "Talk Things Out" About Bee Deaths.

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Manitoba Co-Operator Corn harvester in Manitoba.                                                      Beekeepers at the Fort Whyte Centre in  Winnipeg, MB.  PLT photos. Keeping bees at bay when it comes to corn planting isn’t always possible,  but good communication goes a long way. Details here.