Busy as a Bee: Pollinators Put Food on the Table

Fact Sheet
June 20, 2015

Pollinators—including birds, bats, and bees—pollinate fruits, vegetables, and other crops that provide us with food, fiber, drugs, and fuel. In addition to pollinating food crops like apples, almonds, and pumpkins, bees pollinate forage crops including alfalfa and clover that provide feed for cattle and other animals.