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NBA welcomes delay to honey imports

NBA in New Zealand welcomes delay to honey imports from Australia Read more

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Stepping up the small hive beetle battle in Australia

Queensland Primary Industries and Fisheries (QPIF) has stepped up its campaign to control the small hive beetle, following a survey revealing the extent of damage to Queensland’s beekeeping industry. Read more

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Mareeba detection opens new battle against Asian honey bee

SEARCH-and-destroy operations against Asian honey bees have expanded after an unexpected detection in the Mareeba area this week. Read more

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Honey industry urged to be bee mite ready

Experts say Australia’s honey industry needs to prepare for the arrival of honey bee mites. Read more

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NT apiarists fear beetle import risk

Top End beekeepers are up in arms over a decision by the NT Government to lift quarantine restrictions on honey bee imports from Western Australia. Read more

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Australian researchers find honey capable of fighting superbugs

Australian researchers revealed on Wednesday they had identified a type of bacteria-blasting honey capable of taking on the superbugs that infected Australia’s hospitals. Read more

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Biological warfare breaking new ground to tackle bee industry threat

Queensland Primary Industries and Fisheries at the forefront of research that could help beekeepers control a pest that is having a significant impact on their industry. Read more

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Kimberley beekeepers angry at spread of pest beetle

The West Australian Department of Agriculture has been accused of sitting on its hands and allowing the exotic pest small hive beetle to spread freely in the far north of the state. Read More

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Stingless Bees Mummify Enemies

Lacking a stinger is no barrier to kicking butt in the evolutionary cage match between Australian bees and hive-invading parasites Read More

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L’Oréal Paris joins quarantine fight to save our honeybees

The world’s leading cosmetics manufacturer, L’Oréal Paris, has become the first corporation to help finance the fight to save Australia’s honeybee population, promising $50,000 towards protecting local bees from the Varroa Destructor mite. Read More

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