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Northern bees could be helped by Genome B.C. research

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New money could help put the buzz back into declining bee populations. The province has given Genome B.C. $25 million to support its ongoing research into areas like agriculture, forestry, human health, and the environment. Part of these research dollars could be the sting in the arm beekeepers need. Daybreak North host Robert Doane spoke to Alan Winter of Genome B.C. and Prince George beekeeper Gerry Bromford about what this could mean for the insects.



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