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Hops Help in the Fight Against Beehive Colony Collapse Disorder

I came across an interesting article from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. One of the oils in hops plants has pesticide-properties that are fatal to varroa mites but safe for the bees!

http://environment.yale.edu/yer/article/beer-hops-beneficial-to-honey-bees

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