Yearly Archives: 2007

Israeli Experts Train Farmers in Ethiopia On Modern Beekeeping

Over 100 farmers in Hawzien district, Tigray regional state received training in modern beekeeping techniques by two Israeli experts from MASHAV, Israel’s international cooperation agency. Read more

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Drought 7,000 miles away hits UK honey prices

The price of honey is set to increase in the UK because of a global shortage caused by bad weather, it emerged yesterday. Read more

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Beekeepers stung trying to double their bee count

Bad management played a significant role in the surprise collapse of bee colonies in Southern Ontario last winter, says a director of the Ontario Beekeepers’ Association. Read more

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Another asian honey bee hive found in far north

Biosecurity officials have found another asian honey bee hive in far north Queensland. Read more

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Imported Bees Not Source Of Virus Associated With Colony Collapse Disorder

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have found that the Israeli acute paralysis virus (IAPV), a virus recently shown to be associated with Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) of honey bees, has been in the United … Continue reading

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Apinews will once again get updated

It has been more than a month since Apinews got updated. I’ve had a very busy life lately, and not much time for Apinews. I’m sorry for that, and I promise to give you all more beekeeping news before christmas. … Continue reading

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How Beekeepers Deal with Colony Collapse Disorder

Signs of Colony Collapse Disorder are beginning to show again in colonies belonging to beekeepers who had this problem last year and in colonies belonging to beekeepers who haven’t seen this before. Interestingly, for all of those suffering this malady … Continue reading

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Honeybees inspire efficient servers

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a honeybee dance-inspired communications system, which they claim helps Internet servers work more efficiently. Read more

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Beetle discovery concerns WA beekeepers

Western Australian beekeepers are on high alert after the discovery of the exotic pest, small hive beetle. Read more

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Beekeepers fighting for survival in Australia

Beekeepers in the west of Australia have moved into survival mode with production falling by 80 per cent due to ongoing drought. Read more

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