"Charlotte Smith finds out why this year's honey harvest is 40% down for many producers. She joins amateur and professional beekeepers at the Swindon Apiary in Wiltshire.
With varroa mite to contend with, and field trials underway to assess the possible impact of neonicotinoid pesticides on the UK's declining bee population, Charlotte speaks to two amateur beekeepers, Mike Benson and Ian Cowdy, and professional bee farmer, Terry Cooke. ...."
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