Beekeepers buzzing about hive loss

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Beekeepers buzzing about hive loss

In Boulder County, cause of startling decline is elusive
Boulder County beekeeper Tim Brod, owner of Highland Honey, pulls the lid off an apiary at a farm near Union Reservoir in Longmont. Word-of-mouth reporting among beekeepers in the area says a high number of colonies were lost over the winter.
Bill Pomeroy pours out the dead bees he collected from one of his hives. The Lafayette the beekeeper has discovered that many of his bees have died, and he has no idea why.

Beekeepers buzzing about hive loss

Boulder County beekeeper Tim Brod, owner of Highland Honey, pulls the lid off an apiary at a farm near Union Reservoir in Longmont. Word-of-mouth reporting among beekeepers in the area says a high number of colonies were lost over the winter.
Bill Pomeroy pours out the dead bees he collected from one of his hives. The Lafayette the beekeeper has discovered that many of his bees have died, and he has no idea why.