Bees, farms a natural fit, researchers say (Capital Press)

Bees, farms a natural fit, researchers say (Capital Press)
While much of Oregon agriculture is “helping to grow bees” in that many of its crops attract pollinators, innovations with habitat continue, said Andony Melathopoulos, Oregon State University Extension pollinator health specialist. For example, alkali bees pollinate some alfalfa seed crops after popping out of the salty soil optimized with help from a sub-surface irrigation pipe.