A honey of a research project
What do alternative crops being researched at the Soils Lab in Morris have to do with the almond crop in California?
According to Christi Heinz, Executive Director of Project Apis m., a nonprofit honeybee research organization, the bees that will be pollinating the California almond crop in February are in Minnesota right now. And they need a diverse floral landscape to start building up their pollen stores for winter.
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