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Is organic honey a myth?

As part of its in-depth honey expose (I’m not joking – the series is called Honey Laundering), they reason that it is very difficult to certify honey as organic, as bees of course, have a wide foraging zone, which may … Continue reading

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Organic bees may be immune to mysterious disorder

Organic bees appear to be unaffected by the mysterious disorder that is killing off commercial bees, some beekeepers say. While the mainstream beekeeping industry has lost up to one-third of its populations, there have been almost no reports of colony … Continue reading

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Organic varroa control trials show varying results

Initial trials into the effectiveness of organic control methods for the Varroa honey bee mite have shown they work well in spring, but not in autumn. Read More

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Organic bees dodge disorder

Organic bees appear to be unaffected by the mysterious disorder that is killing off commercial bees, some beekeepers say. Read more

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