Days after a federal honeybee health report release, preliminary survey results on
colony survival this past winter show nearly one-third of the managed hives died.
The Bee Informed Partnership, which collaborates with the Apiary Inspectors of America
and receives funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, released a brief analysis
May 7 of its seventh honeybee colony loss survey.
A survey analysis indicates a loss of “31.1% of managed honey bee colonies in the