A phenomenon which threatens our very food supply has, apparently, come to Bedford County.
Colony Collapse Disorder, or CCD, has been wiping out hives of honeybees in other parts of the country. The causes of CCD are still being debated, but its impact is undoubtedly harsh.
A colony that has been affected by CCD is essentially eliminated. All that remains are some doomed young bees, the queen and some brood.