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Why Bees Are Disappearing

Fri, 04 Jul 2014 04:26:51 CDT
By: Jim Browne

Why Bees Are Disappearing Bees are dying at an alarming rate, and researchers are still trying to figure out why. WGLT's Jim Browne talks with an expert on the prolific pollinators about Colony Collapse and the "Hive Mind."

Nicholas Naeger says Bayer, a German company that produces some of the pesticides causing concern, is establishing experimental crop sites to try and find out if their product's a problem, and what other type of pest controls would be effective without neonicotinoids. Naeger was on the ISU campus to participate in a panel discussion about bees.

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