Millions of bees needed for almond bloom


Millions of bees are being shipped into the Central Valley ahead of the almond bloom.

California produces about 90% of the world’s almonds and bees play a critical role. It’s estimated over two million hives are needed for the almond bloom across the state.

CBS47s Alex Backus spoke with a Madera County beekeeper in this week’s Eye on Ag.

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