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Argentinian Honey Production in Danger

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May 22, 2013
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Many Argentinian apiculturists decide to leave the Pampas in a bid to maintain the production and the quality of their honey. In fact, the single-crop farming of soya, a pillar of Argentina's economy, has taken over the Pampas and kills the bees by thousands. Argentina is the world's second exporter of honey but soya is worth a lot more: up to 25 billion dollars in exports.


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