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Bee aware: Hive, honey tasting, displays visit WSU

Photos by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – A “Bee Care Tour” by international Bayer chemical company kicked off at Washington State University Thursday with educational displays and presentations for the public, researchers, farmers and beekeepers.

bees-speaker-200The purpose is to further understanding of bees’ important role in the food supply and to discuss issues confronting the health of bees and bee colonies. WSU faculty participated in a panel discussion.

The tour will continue through March, traveling to some of the nation’s top agriculture universities and farm communities, and will be in Washington, D.C. in June.

Learn more at http://www.beecaretour.bayer.com/.

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