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Vernon beekeeper concerned after spike of deaths in bee population

Ed Nowek has been a beekeeper since 1969. Recently, he became alarmed after noticing a spike in deaths of his bee population. He has sent a sample of bees to the Ministry of Agriculture for tests to determine what virus is affecting and killing his colonies. Results are expected soon but Nowek said he suspects it’s Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus. Source: Vernon Morning Star | June 30, 2018

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