Researchers want to see how N.D. prairie region affects bee health
A University of Minnesota-backed research team has embarked on a three-year, $500,000 study to determine how the changing landscape in North Dakota's prairie pothole region affects the health of bees and their ability to pollinate crops nationwide.
It's a pressing issue, and not just because North Dakota's honey production -- perennially tops in the nation -- depends on robust bee colonies.
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