Challenges for Honeybee Industry Affects Wide Spectrum of Ag Sector

Randall Weiseman Ag "Outdoors", Alabama, Citrus, Cotton, Field Crops, Florida, General, Georgia, Nursery Crops, Seeds, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

David Westervelt Honeybees are an important part of agriculture that have recently received more attention than they may have wanted, thanks to the well publicized Colony Collapse Disorder. In the following interview, Southeast AgNet’s Gary Cooper talks with David Westervelt, assistant chief of apiary for the Division of Plant Industry at the Florida Department of Agriculture, regarding Colony Collapse Disorder as well as the numerous other challenges facing the bee industry.

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