Bees are Dying; Crops at Risk

The Wall Street Journal today has a very interesting and educational article about the die-off of bee hives and how this will affect agriculture. This is the link.

We had fewer honey bees this year when the blueberries were in flower and then we had the heavy freeze that killed off many blooms. For several years we had broung in bumble bees to pollinate and they are still around, but next year we will need to bring in some bees to ensure pollination.