“The federal government came out a couple of weeks ago with their loss numbers for the bee industry last year: 42% loss. That 42% is not the number of total losses. That’s the number of empty boxes. So, in reality, every time you replace a queen, you’re replacing that beehive. So most beekeepers are looking at 80% to 120% losses.”
- Dave Hackenberg, Owner, Hackenberg Apiaries, Lewisburg, PAJune 25, 2015 Lewisburg, Pennsylvania - On May 19, 2015, the White House issued a Presidential Memorandum called “National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators.” It was put together by an Obama-appointed Pollinator Health Task Force.
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