Posted by Linda Carr
It’s hard to overstate the importance of bees. Out of the 25,000 bee species in the world, only four make honey. Producing honey and beeswax is just the tip of the iceberg. Although many species of insects pollinate plants, honeybees contribute to the pollination of 84% of the crops grown for human consumption (a third of all the food we eat) as well as many crops grown for livestock.
Have a look at Rotarians for Bees Website for an update on the current Varroa situation-