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From the Ipswich Tribune

March 22, 1928 edition

WHY KEEP BEES

R. W. Vance

State Bee Inspector

The honey bee is not only valuable as a honey producer, but it is one of the most beneficial insects in cross pollinating the flowers of economic plants. The fruit grower and the alfalfa and sweet clover seed producer, have learned that the honey bee is the cross pollination. In many instances only insects that can be relied upon for they have found that the value of the bee in producing larger crops far exceeds the value of the honey produced.

In South Dakota the average annual honey yield when the c...

 

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