Hive losses in summer?

U.S. Beekeepers Lose 40 Percent of Hives Over Past Year

Bees-Newsweek

BY DOUGLAS MAIN 5/13/15 AT 12:26 PM

Robert Harvey, a beekeeper, secures a cover over beehives stacked on a truck as he prepares to transfer the bees to another crop after they completed pollinating a blueberry field near Columbia Falls, Maine. Over recent years, bees have been dying at a rate the U.S. government says is economically unsustainable.

ADREES LATIF / REUTERS