Quote Originally Posted by MichaelW View Post
I'm about half way through Bumblebee Economics. Here's a quote to learn from!

"A worker must, over its life, not only bring in as many resources as it expends, it must, in addition: 1.repay the colony the cost of having produced it, and 2. make an income that can be ultimately expressed in terms of production of sexuals."
The author of Bumblebee Economics, Bernd Hiendrich (sp?) will be on "Open Source" wednesday evening (8 PM EST) on your National Public Radio station, if you get that program.

They did an hour on CCD last night w/ Dennis van Englesdorp and Hiendrich and the guy who keeps bees in NY City. He claimed to have lost quite a few hives to CCD this last winter.