http://news.stlpublicradio.org en New Missouri initiative looks to create buzz about bees http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-missouri-initiative-looks-create-buzz-about-bees <p><a href="http://mda.mo.gov/">The Missouri Department of Agriculture</a> is launching a new initiative to try to create some buzz about bees.</p><p>Agriculture Director Jon Hagler says &ldquo;<a href="http://agrimissouri.com/the-great-missouri-buzz-off/">The Great Missouri Buzz Off</a>&rdquo; aims to educate Missourians about bees and beekeeping.</p><p>&ldquo;Whether it be honeybees, or native bees, they&rsquo;re so vital to our agriculture&rsquo;s success, and to our horticulture&rsquo;s success, and we have such amazing resources here in our state,&rdquo; Hagler said.</p> Fri, 11 May 2012 20:43:33 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 3682 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Missouri initiative looks to create buzz about bees