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- Sanderson, Matt A.
- Crop 2016 v.2 no.1 pp. 1-6
- abandoned land; acreage; apiaries; crop acreage; ecosystem services; forage; grain crops; grasslands; grazing lands; habitats; hay; honey bees; industry; land use; pastures; perennials; pollinators; shelterbelts; surveys; trees; wheat; Great Plains region; North Dakota
- ... Perennial grasslands typically support a diversity of vegetation and an abundance of pollinators. The northern Great Plains provide critical habitat for pollinators, both native and those managed for honey production. The objective of this research was to broadly assess the land use adjacent to apiaries across North Dakota. In 2014 and 2015 the land use around 320 apiaries in North Dakota was docu ...