Rick Nuss http://wuis.org en Honeybee Health In Illinois: A Tale Of Two Apiaries http://wuis.org/post/honeybee-health-illinois-tale-two-apiaries <p>The stakes are high for honeybees.</p><p>A <a href="http://beeinformed.org/2013/05/winter-loss-survey-2012-2013/">survey conducted by the USDA</a> shows apiaries continue to lose nearly one third of hives each year.</p><p>That has led <a href="http://www.avaaz.org/en/save_the_bees_global/">some environmental activists</a> to push for further restrictions on a pesticide used to treat seed corn.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:24:49 +0000 Peter Gray 7188 at http://wuis.org Honeybee Health In Illinois: A Tale Of Two Apiaries