Honeybees have been the first choice of growers across the United States to pollinate crops and improve the quality of their yields for nearly four centuries. Imported from Europe in the early years of North American colonization, honeybees became a horticultural mainstay throughout the continent. And the economy depends on them. One example: American fruit growers—with honeybee-based pollination among their most prominent practices—have turned their collective products into an $18 billion national industry – Click here to read more.
- Orchard Bee Association Spring 2014 Newsletter
- New Steps to Protect Pollinators, Critical Contributors to Our Nation’s Economy