Suburban Bees Yeild More Than Hives in the Countryside?

Following on from Monday’s post about bees, I thought I would share this interesting video about the yields of hives in agricultural settings vs urban areas. David Gregory-Kumar interviews a bee keeper who manages both sets of hives and the results emphasis the impacts of mono-crop industrial farming.

The honey yield is based on the quantity and variety of available plants, so with the majority of the land given to cattle for grazing, its slim pickings for the bees on the farm!

 

 

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