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Hi, it’s Gary and Margaret here, this is the ‘extra buzz‘ just for you…..
This week we are talking about Spring over in US and UK and why you need to plan well, and what the benefits are of being prepared.
In NZed we are noticing changes – what changes are you noticing Gary ?
Thanks to Christopher and Laura, Finn, Gilbert, Graeme , John, Justin, Lisa, Malcolm, Matthew, MeadDrinkr Tysen, Nathan, Jennifer from Sea Willow Herbs and Tony and Hazel
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Beekeeper to rebuild after losing 100 hives in Prunedale.
January 2018 USA – Last Saturday, vandals toppled his beehives, pouring diesel fuel on them and killing 200,000 bees in the process
Last Saturday, vandals toppled his beehives, pouring diesel fuel on them and killing 200,000 bees
Help Alfonso HERE
Accidental poisoning possible cause of mass bee deaths in Murchison
Ricki Leahy from Trees and Bees has lost hives, he suspects an accidental poisonings. Possibly due to idiots mixing Neonics with Sugar water to kill wasps I think?
Steve Sanders Very very sad .
Breaking News – Police investigating the possibility bee deaths an act of deliberate poisoning
Turns out the cause of poison used in bee deaths in Murchison, has been identified as fipronil. Fipronil disrupts the insect central nervous system. It’s the active ingredient in flea control products (such as frontline) and Vespex a popular wasp killing product
Correction: Fipronil is not a neonicotinoid but part of the Phenylpyrazole class of insecticides
Murchison beekeeper Ricki Leahy approached police after tests carried out by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) found the presence of the insecticide, fipronil, in samples of dead bees taken from his apiaries in the Mangles Valley, near Murchison.
Bee hunting with Dr Thomas Seeley and Megan Denver
Here is the video we enjoyed and another great way to also find wasp nests.
Well thanks for listening the bonus, show we will be back in a couple of weeks with an interview with Les Crowder.
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