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Celebrating Pollinator Week

By June 18, 2015 No Comments

Honey Bee Festival

 

Richwood Bank has been supporting Ohio agriculture and local farmers since its inception in 1867. With it being “Pollinator Week” we decided to share the USDA blog covering the importance of the honey bee. Pollination by honey bees alone adds more than $15 billion in value to agricultural crops each year. Unfortunately, the number of pollinators has been declining in recent years due to many factors. – Read the full article here.

In conjunction, Stratford Ecological Center located in Delaware, Ohio will be holding a Honey Bee Festival on Saturday, June 27th from 10 am to 4 pm. This fun event will include a variety of speakers talking about the Honey Bee, a honey marketplace, Buzz the Bee, and lots of other bee related activities. We hope to see you there!