Tuesday, June 5th, 2007
Photo by Shelley Grieshop
Cindy Piper examines an inactive hive and the empty super that would normally contain stored surplus honey. Her husband, Tom, is a bee inspector with the Department of Agriculture for Auglaize and Mercer counties.
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Beekeeping isn't a glamorous job and recent widespread colony losses have experts worried about its future and the impact on the world food supply. This spring beekeepers across the nation discovered they'd lost an unusually hi . . .
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