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Krispn Given Featured in WLFI "What It Takes"

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — News 18 continues to find out "What It Takes" to tackle different occupations in the WLFI viewing area.

This month, News 18 This Morning's Cody Melin visited the Purdue Bee Lab to learn "What It Takes" to be a honeybee breeder and honeybee keeper.

The folks at the Purdue Bee Lab are working to change beekeeping on a global level.

"We're breeding bees that are resistant to Varroa destructor," Krispn Given ,the Apiculture Specialist at Purdue University, told News 18....

 

Read the full article on WLFI here.

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