Coordinated responses to honey bee decline in the USA

@article{Pettis2011CoordinatedRT,
  title={Coordinated responses to honey bee decline in the USA},
  author={Jeffery S. Pettis and Keith S. Delaplane},
  journal={Apidologie},
  year={2011},
  volume={41},
  pages={256-263}
}
In response to successive years of high honey bee mortality, the United States Congress mandated the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to increase funding for research and education directed at reducing honey bee decline. The funding follows two administrative streams within USDA — one through the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and another through the USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA). ARS is funding an Areawide Project operated by the four ARS honey bee labs… 

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