Bee-conomics Revisited: A Decade of New Data Is Consistent with the Market Hypothesis

Hyunok Lee, Antoine Champetier, Daniel A. Sumner, and Jennifer Bond

from ARE Update Vol. 20, No. 5, May/June, 2017

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Abstract

In the past decade almond acreage has expanded, causing growth in demand for honey bee pollination. However, pollination fees have fallen, indicating an even larger shift-out in the supply of honey bee pollination services and a reduction of marginal costs of pollination.

Keywords

Pollination, honeybees, almonds

Citation

Hyunok Lee, Antoine Champetier, Daniel A. Sumner, and Jennifer Bond. "Bee-conomics Revisited: A Decade of New Data Is Consistent with the Market Hypothesis." ARE Update 20(5)(2017):1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2017/20/5/bee-conomics-revisited-a-decade-of-new-data-is-con/