Monthly Archives: November 2008

Another bee mite found near Hilo Bay

Varroa mites, a potentially damaging pest to the honey industry in Hawai’i, continue to show up on the Big Island. Read More

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Birdwatchers join the hunt for Asian honey bees

Bird enthusiasts and residents are joining Biosecurity Queensland’s hunt for Asian honey bee nests in the suburbs of Cairns. Read More

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ChungJin Biotech Develops a New Electro-Stimulation Bee Venom Collector

ChungJin Biotech Co., Ltd, a manufacturer of Bee Venom Collector and fluid bed granulation coating machines in South Korea, announced today that they have developed a new electro-stimulation Bee Venom Collator and the world’s first Honeybee Artificial Insemination Instrument with … Continue reading

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The beauty world minds its beeswax

You don’t have to be a loyal member of the British Bee Keeping Association to realise that the humble honeybee is in jeopardy. Colony Collapse Disorder, a phenomenon that has seen the bee population diminish rapidly in recent years, is … Continue reading

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Reap From Honey – Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has advised African countries to take advantage of the $3b world honey market trade. Read More

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Reporting from an International Conference on Honey Bee Health, in the U.K.

Recently there was a meeting of European and U.S. Scientists studying Colony Collapse Disorder held in London at the International Conference of the Society of Invertebrate Pathology. The conference was held at the University of Warwick, organized by Rothamsted was … Continue reading

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Rwanda: Honey Impresses at Expo

Rwandan Pure natural honey impressed, attracting buyers and prospective investors in the honey industry at the recently concluded 2008 Apiculture Expo in Kampala. Read More

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Bees keeping is still a hobby in Africa

Tanzania, a country that has exported honey to Europe since 1907 has only been able to use 4.5 percent of its national forests, despite being among few countries probably not more than ten in the world with a policy on … Continue reading

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Uganda: Citizens Asked to Exploit Honey Market

Ugandan should take advantage of immense opportunities present in honey production, the Chairman of Apitrade Africa has said. Read More

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National to upgrade biosecurity in NZ

A National Government will introduce a range of measures to reduce the chances of a repeat of the pest incursions of recent years, says Biosecurity spokesman Shane Ardern. Read More

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