Britain’s bee farmers could have a key role in helping growers increase arable and fruit crop yields, by providing a targeted pollination service. There are about 400 professional bee farmers in the UK, earning a living from producing honey. Some manage as many as 3,000 hives, with each one containing up to 80,000 bees. See also: Tips for raising oilseed rape yields However, one valuable sideline is the industry’s own pollination service, where arable farmers and fruit growers rent hives from bee […]