California Almond Growers Are Feeling the Sting After Bee Thieves Abscond With Hives

California almond growers–and indeed, many farmers in the state’s Central Valley–have more than climate change weather woes on their mind this season. A not-so-unusual problem plaguing some farmers? Beehive thefts. Nearly 200 hives were stolen in early February from a Central Valley orchard, according to Ag Alert, published by the California Farm Bureau Federation. Thefts […]