Saturday, June 07, 2008

U.S. Farm Bill to Include Funds for Honeybee Research

Honeybee Researchers to Receive Additional Federal Funds
By Susan Salisbury, The Palm Beach Post (USA), 6/6/2008

The chances are excellent that honeybee researchers will receive additional federal funds to help solve the mystery of Colony Collapse Disorder, a Florida congressman said this week.

For the first time ever, money for honeybees and other pollinators is in the nation's farm

Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Miramar, said his message to beekeepers who are still experiencing colony collapse is: "They are going to get help. I cannot tell them when."…

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