NEWS- CAPITAL PRESS - Plan Bee: How farmers are using native mason bees to boost crop production

June 11, 2020

NEWS- CAPITAL PRESS - Plan Bee: How farmers are using native mason bees to boost crop production

BOTHELL, Wash. — Jim Watts calls himself a farmer, but he doesn’t raise livestock or crops. Watts is a bee farmer.

Across the West, growers are turning to a tiny, overlooked insect to pollinate crops: the native mason bee. In Washington state, Watts is leading the movement.

Researchers call mason bees “the new frontier” for crop pollination....

Check out this fantastic article from Capital Press about how we provide bees to farms! Click here to read the whole article.





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