U.C. Davis: Bee shortage may affect almond production
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A bee shortage is affecting more than just honey production.
Officials with U.C. Davis say there might not be enough honey bees to pollinate California almonds this year. Experts say a combination of factors are causing the shortage -- including malnutrition and pesticide use.
California produces about 80 percent of the world's almond supply.
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