USDA Releases 2010 Honey Bee Colony Collapse Disorder Progress Report

Study summarizes research by federal agencies, state departments of agriculture, universities and private organizations.

December 28, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released the 2010 Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) Progress Report highlighting current research on this still mysterious disease affecting the nation's honey bees.

The report, which was mandated by Congress in 2008, summarizes research by federal agencies, state departments of agriculture, universities and private organizations to find the cause of CCD and how to stop or mitigate its impact. The report was produced by USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

To read the report, click here.

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