July 6, 2015


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Winter a killer for honeybees

Survival rate was only 76 per cent

Bee keeper Jim Campbell keeps bees near Stonewall, Manitoba. A new report states nearly one quarter of Manitoba's honey-bee colonies didn't survive last winter, but an industry official says that's still a big improvement from a year earlier.

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Bee keeper Jim Campbell keeps bees near Stonewall, Manitoba. A new report states nearly one quarter of Manitoba's honey-bee colonies didn't survive last winter, but an industry official says that's still a big improvement from a year earlier. Photo Store

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Updated on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 10:27 AM CDT: Adds photos, chart

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