Sunflower Pollen Effects on Bees

If you follow headlines and diligently read the news, there is often disconcerting research regarding the status of our native pollinators.  Here’s a break in that trend!  This study, conducted by one of our partners at NCSU, Dr. Rebecca Irwin, along with her colleagues, indicates that sunflower pollen has the potential to dramatically lower infection rates by specific pathogens.  Check it out here!

Photo courtesy of Jonathan Giacomini

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