bees, honey and other sticky subjects

Monday, October 04, 2004

Corn syrup cavalry

Florida's honeybees seem to have survived hurricanes Frances and Jeanne, but some beekeepers are having to call on corn syrup as an emergency feed:
... the plants they normally would feed on to make their famous wildflower honey are stripped of flowers. That includes everything from melaleuca trees to bottle brush trees, Brazilian pepper trees and palms.


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