TITLE

Busy as a Buchmann

AUTHOR(S)
Borrell, Brendan
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
High Country News;3/19/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Stephen Buchmann, founder of the Bee Works in Tucson, Arizona. He had spent 21 years as a researcher at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Carl Hayden Honeybee Laboratory. He has been studying everything from the diversity of insects at Arizona's military bases to the future of Mayan beekeepers. He explains that bees are the answers for crop shortfalls, with honeybee colonies being shipped in from as far as Australia to handle pollination crisis paying beekeepers $30 to $40 a colony as a rental fee for the two-week February bloom.
ACCESSION #
24679932

 

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