Edmunds Central hosts Pollination Institute in California


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Bret Adee goes through the structure of a hive with institute participants covering what a hive needs to do in order to be successful and how the queen produces brood to maintain hive numbers and many of the environmental factors that disrupt hives.

by Spencer Cody

Edmunds Central Science teacher

Ten teachers from nine school districts joined Edmunds Central students in a Pollination Institute hosted by the Edmunds Central School District and Adee Honey which was made possible by funding through a Specialty Crop Block Grant from the USDA.

Pollination Institute participants left Roscoe on a bus on February 14 and picked up teachers at stops along the way as they traveled to the institute site location in Bakersfield, Calif.

During the three-day institute in Southern California, teachers and students learned about how honey bees impa...

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