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Bees swarm over a piece of honeycomb. (credit: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

A Busy Summer For Those In The Bee Business

It’s been a busy summer for those in the bee business. The owner of Bee Safe Bee & Wasp Removal said, “This is a year that we’ve had more business than we’ve had in our last 20 years.”

CBS 11–08/19/2013

A beekeeper checks on the health and honey content of a honey bee colony. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Dwindling Honey Bee Population A Cause For Concern

The lack of honey bees is causing a lot of concern in Texas and worldwide, as bee colonies continue to die off at an alarming rate.

CBSDFW.COM–05/03/2013

Bees collect nectar from a flower on April 24, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

West Nile Spraying Could Affect North Texas Bees

Ground and aerial pesticides are expected to help kill off mosquitoes carrying the dreaded West Nile Virus. But, the pesticides could also affect another important insect, one that’s vital to our food supply.

08/16/2012