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MORRIS – Across the United States, honey bee colonies have been dying off dramatically, and the effects of colony collapse disorder may have major impacts on the food we eat.


“Every third mouthful of food we eat directly or indirectly depends on honey bee pollination,” said Steve Poppe, senior horticulture scientist at the West Central Research and Outreach Center.  

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.