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Heavy rains mean apple crop is a washout

Posted by seumasach on July 9, 2012

On 26th June the following appeared in the Telegraph:

Apple growers in the South East have lost up to 90% of their stock following one of the wettest seasons on record.

Heavy rains in April and May have led to a fall in bee numbers with the result that fruit blossoms have not been pollinated.

Tony Ealses Tendring Fruit Farm in Hailsham, East Sussex, said:”I doubt if I’ve got a 10 per cent crop.It’ll be ‘hunt the apple’ this autumn.

It is now five years since the disappearance of the bees, Colony Collapse Syndrome, became mainstream news. Five years down the line and bees are still hard to find as well as other insects and small birds. as well as bats. Now we are beginning to see the consequences of the disappearance of pollinators in actual crop failure. This would be big news were the authorities not so intent on playing it down. Given the urgency of the situation this website urges anyone with relevant information to contact us. For further background on the EM radiation connection to CCD which the authorities, with the notable exception of India, refuse to countenance despite long-established scientific evidence in its favour read:

ITNT archive: disappearing bees

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