@michel_slm I find it interesting that so little of the US writing on this points out that it’s a US issue and that US practices may be to blame. As an apiarist here I’m more worried about varroa and water availability for bees.

@ben_hr ah, that reminds me of the apiarist we met in Hawaii who said their bees are doing just fine; he did find fault with the way bees are mostly used on the continental US (IIRC that they get rented out to too many farms so it's easy to catch diseases). The pesticide issue in the article was news to me though.

I hear it's an issue elsewhere in the world too, though? (eg in Europe). Disclaimer: I have no first-hand experience on the matter.

Do you make your own honey? Must be fascinating

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