Survey finds US honeybee losses improve from horrible to bad

Reduction in varroa mites, a lethal parasite, is likely the main cause of the improvement.

There’s a glimmer of hope for America’s ailing honeybees as winter losses were the lowest in more than a decade, according to a U.S. survey of beekeepers released Thursday.

Source: Survey finds US honeybee losses improve from horrible to bad – – Capital Press