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Letter: Pay attention to plight of honeybees

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To the editor,

In the past decade, the honey bee population has been on the decline and according to Greg Hunt, a Purdue professor of behavioral genetics, “The United States is losing about one-third of its honey bee hives each year.” It seems the big honey bee killer is a neonicotinoid (imidacloprid) insecticides and a fungicide (chlorothalonil) used to protect the crop seed after planting.

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