Bees could help boost crop production.

Bees are often underestimated, but apiculture experts warn that if farmers don't take care of them, they could end up being stung.

Experts report that there are three types of bee and they all play a vital role in pollunating many crops, particularly fruit, so having hives on a farm can act as an 'insurance policy'.

Speak at a CLA event recently, bee expert Clive de Bruyn explained how bee-keepers and farmers could work together as the role bees play in pollinating fruit crops affects the quality and quantity of the crop.  Read more...