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Eddie’s Corner: The Importance of Bees

By Eddie Ayers, County Extension Agent

BeeBees visit flowers to collect pollen and nectar as food, and as they do this they transfer pollen from flower to flower in a process called pollination. The pollination process helps seeds and fruits to develop. Many row crops and garden crops require bee pollination and good pollination makes higher yields, larger fruit, faster ripening fruit, and better tasting fruit.  Continue reading