The pesticide group neonicotinoinds have long been thought to be damaging bee populations. The science published by the manufacturers and government agencies say that they don’t. The European Union has limited the use of these pesticides. Many in the beekeeping believe large scale use of pesticides are a reason for declining bee populations. Most of the research into pesticides and the effect on bees have been led by or paid for by manufacturers. Some of this research is beginning to unravel. Take a few moments and read the article below.