Category Archives: Bee Industry News

New about the commercial Bee Industry, News from New Zealand or around the world.

Genetic weapon developed against honeybee-killer

Some news from Yorkshire, England about a new method of controlling the Varroa mite. Interesting reading but not sure about science behind it. Researchers have developed a genetic technique which could revitalise the fight against the honeybee’s worst enemy – the Varroa mite. http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_9306000/9306572.stm

AFB Recognition and DECA Exam

Today myself and Margaret did the American Foul Brood Recognition course and Exam that the Auckland Bee Club arranged. Thanks Guys for arranging the course. The course was very interesting and we learnt a lot about recognising most of the Bee diseases we have in New Zealand and some that we hope that we never […]