North Dakota farmers, landowners, and beekeepers are meeting in Bismarck to discuss ideas of how to best protect honeybees.
Doug Goehring is North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner. He is also the moderator of the meeting.
Goehring said the discussion of how to best protect honeybees has drastically increased in the last year and half at the state and national levels.
Goehring said the goal of the meeting is to get an idea of how to provide a balanced approach to minimize negative impacts on beekeepers, agriculture and the general public.