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Here in Southwest Minnesota

I never see bees in early spring until I bring mine from winter hold yards. I bought a farm with a bee tree on it, they were doing well last November. This spring I checked on them, all are dead. Wild bees in southwest Minnesota very rare.

What a lot of people don't realize bees will store most of the pollen they collect throughout the summer. They will eat this stored pollen (called bee bread) and feed the brood starting in January to prepare for summer buildup. The problem if the pollen is from GMO plants, it is laced with pesticides. So the bees slowly poison themselves in early spring. Most bee hives don't make into winter they die off in fall from the crops, they just disappear.

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