Bees and Honey

From Ohio History Central
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Valued for their polination of crops as well as their honey, honeybees first came to the Ohio Country with the Moravian missions to the Upper Muskingum Valley during the 1770s and 1780s. In 1992, 1,360 farms had 32,981 colonies of bees. The top five counties were:

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County Bees
Hardin1,112
Huron1,243
Paulding6,230
Sandusky2,053
Wood2,259

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