Georgia professor knighted for work to save agriculture

June 2, 2014

According to Lancaster Farming:

…a British ambassador inducted a University of Georgia professor into a chivalric order for his struggle to halt the demise of bees.

…Keith Delaplane for years has studied bees and the reasons the possible reasons behind their population decline.

The entomology professor conducts that research so well it recently earned him induction into the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

…he’s been one of the leaders in a global effort to solve the mystery of so-called “colony collapse disorder,” which has wiped out thousands upon thousands of honeybee hives.

Much of the world’s agriculture depends on solving that mystery…

To read the entire article in Lancaster Farming, please click here.



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