Bee deaths from fires, drought and slow habitat recovery to hit ag productivity

Andrew Marshall
By Andrew Marshall
Updated March 3 2020 - 12:58am, first published March 1 2020 - 10:30pm
Croppers to feel the yield sting from devastating bee losses

While cropping season prospects have dramatically revived in many regions after recent rain, the impact of savage bushfires and drought may continue undermining yield prospects for years because so many of nature's pollinators have vanished.

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Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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