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Manitoba beekeepers fight to come back after extreme honeybee die-offs

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CBCnews Long, cold winter could be to blame for some  beekeepers losing more than half of their bees.   More here. A Manitoba beekeeper tends to his hives. A PinP photo.

Costco takes stand on insecticides

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THE WESTERN  PRODUCER Costco is saying no to neonics.  More here. A corn-harvester in Manitoba.  Planting of neonicotinoid-coated corn raises honey bee mortality and sets back colony development -  Nat'l. Institutes of Health.