Monthly Archives: September 2006

Govt cash to help beekeepers make varroa eradication bid

Yesterday’s decision by Cabinet to allocate an additional $1.25 million to the management of varroa in the South Island may make it possible to give the beekeepers enough resources to not only get rid of infested hives, but kill feral … Continue reading

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Iranian experts says they have succeeded the fight against varroa

Iranian experts have succeeded in the biological fight against two important honeybee diseases caused by the mites Varroa and Acarapis. Read more

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Where have all the bees gone?

Here is another story about the declining of bees and how it affects pollination, and increases the amount of hive theft! Read more

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Cropseyville family wakes to find bee swarm huddling on the front lawn

When Carol Trifu looked out across her sprawling lawn one morning last week, she noticed what appeared to be giant mounds of dirt, which seemed to have come from out of nowhere. But as she got closer, she noticed that … Continue reading

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University concocts honey processing technology

Scientists at the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) have developed an efficient honey processing technology for domestic bee-keepers. Read more

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Honey may be sweet allergy medicine

When it comes to treating allergies, local bee honey might be the best medicine for some people. Paul Fleckenstein is a local beekeeper and said more people are using honey to treat allergy symptoms like sneezing, itchy watery eyes, headaches … Continue reading

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Honey creates buzz for Jewish new year

Here is a story about Jewish cooking traditions using honey. Read more

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Bees head north in attempt to halt varroa

There have been a lot of news from the planned moving of varroa infested bees in New Zealand lately. Here is a short story from the moving taking place Read more

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The Indian honey market is growing

Most Indians believe that honey is better than sugar. And that could be the reason for the healthy 20-30 per cent growth of the honey market in India. Read more

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Killer Bees in New Mexico

Killer bees have been confirmed in eastern New Mexico. Read more

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