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Canadian Horticultural Council is seeking the use of bees from the US to pollinate low bush blueberries

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Canadian Horticultural Council, Ottawa, Ontario -  

Due to a shortage of bees in Eastern Canada, the Canadian Horticultural Council is asking the Canadian Government to allow for the use of bees from the United States to pollinate low bush blueberries. The Canadian and US government have disallowed the movement of bees either way across the border since the late 1980’s arising from the fear of spreading the Varroa mite from the US into Canada.

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