Stories tagged with: Hives

April 19, 2010 - 5:31pm
4 years 19 weeks ago

Ohio beekeepers are reporting a loss of up to 75 percent of their hives.

It's not just a problem this year though. It actually started back in 2008 due to colony collapse disorder. The exact reasoning for the disorder hasn't been determined, but the other factor aiding in this year's loss is the prolonged period of colder weather. Bees haven't been able to keep the honey at 100 degrees in order to eat it.

"There might be honey in the hive, but they can't get to it and...

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