Washington Whispers: Bee Experts Say Money Is Needed to Address Colony Collapse

Editor of "Bee Culture" says money could be the key to solving the honeybee problem.

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Not everybody was pleased with our item yesterday about Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer's belief that the government was spending enough money to unlock the mystery of the honeybee crisis. Our pal Kim Flottum, editor of the industry trade journal Bee Culture, blogged that money is the key to solving colony collapse disorder. "Does the USDA even care about the bee crisis?" he asks on his The Daily Green blog. Read it here.