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The honey market downturn has impacted the profitability of many beekeeping businesses, particularly those producing the non-manuka honeys, says Karin Kos, chief executive of Apiculture New Zealand.
Beekeeper Ariel Kururangi (19) is the first-ever recipient of the Apiculture New Zealand (ApiNZ) Ron Mossop Youth Scholarship.
Apiculture New Zealand (ApiNZ) is backing Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor’s plea for greater unity among beekeepers.
Apiculture NZ is urging commercial beekeepers to vote for a commodity levy, with voting papers going out this month.
OPINION: Clearly the Minister of Agriculture believes the honey industry is in a bad state when he refers to it at the Agcarm conference (Rural News, August 21) as being the “wild west of the primary sector”.
Damaged beehives, bee losses, and difficulty in accessing isolated hives are just some of the challenges Upper South Island beekeepers have faced since the earthquake hit last week.
Agcarm and Apiculture New Zealand have announced the release of a campaign to increase awareness of the importance of keeping bees safe by using agrichemicals responsibly.