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Ohio Honey Bee Industry Struggles After Long Winter

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David Crawford examines a hive of his bees in Circleville, Ohio.
5:00AM
June
3, 2014

This past winter’s polar vortex did a number on agriculture. Crops and trees suffered damage. Hit hard were bees, which were already struggling with other problems. Some Ohio beekeepers lost nearly all of their stock, and the loss reaches far beyond the bee hive.