BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has awarded nearly $110,000 in grants for five honey bee projects.
The largest grant is nearly $27,000 to the North Dakota Beekeeper’s Association for promotion, outreach and education.READ MORE: Protesters Plan March In Uptown Marking Deona Knajdek's Birthday
The other four grants focus on researching honey bee health issues, including a nearly $25,000 award to the University of Minnesota to develop a transfer team program for the commercial beekeeping industry.READ MORE: Twin Cities Ranks 15th Among Cities With Most Energy Star-Certified Buildings
Funding for the honey bee research grants was appropriated by the North Dakota Legislature and through honey assessments.MORE NEWS: Ford Maverick: Hybrid Truck 'Challenges Status Quo, Stereotypes' Of Pickups, Expert Says
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