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Honey Bees, Honey Production and Horticulture in Himachal Pradesh

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Chennai, June 11, 2012 (Thanks to Dr. K.K. Kshirsagar, Pune for the news alert): In a news story in The Financial Express dated June 8, 2012, Ashwani Sharma says that there are over 85,000 families in Himachal Pradesh engaged in beekeeping and the state produces 1600 tonnes of honey annually. The state is becoming the biggest producer of Himalayan honey.