Cheerios Giving Bees A Buzz-Worthy 3,300 Acres Of Flowers To Pollinate

On April 26, General Mills announced that the farms that supply oats for Honey Nut Cheerios will plant approximately 3,300 acres of habitat for bees and other pollinators by 2020.

It’s a size of land that is equivalent to “3,000 football fields,” Tom Rabaey, principal agronomist for General Mills, said in a video for Cheerios.

“I think everybody can agree that by planting more habitat, we’re going to do a lot of good,” Rabaey said.

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