Displaying items by tag: bees

Friday, 04 August 2017 10:55

Plenty of sweet ideas for beekeepers

Remote beehive monitoring company Hivemind is undeterred by a shortfall in a crowdfunding effort to test demand for a hobbyist version of its product.

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Monday, 29 May 2017 15:55

Apiculture event taking shape

Myrtle rust, the Government’s mānuka honey science definition, and international trends in honeybee research, are just some of the hot topics at this year’s Apiculture New Zealand National Conference, held in Rotorua July 9-11.
Published in General News
Friday, 10 March 2017 14:28

Beehive losses down

A survey has found beehive losses around the country last year to be 9.78%.

Published in General News
Monday, 23 January 2017 07:55

Quake hits beekeeping sector

The beekeeping industry expects to be disrupted for months because of the Kaikoura earthquake last November 14.

Published in General News
Thursday, 24 November 2016 09:51

Breakthrough for the bees

Our small but hardy honey bees are under siege from a range of pests and diseases.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 08:46

Some quake-hit beekeepers can’t get to hives

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.

Published in General News
Monday, 31 October 2016 06:55

Bee Responsible campaign

Agcarm and Apiculture New Zealand have started a campaign to raise awareness of the importance of keeping bees safe by using agrichemicals responsibly.

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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.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 06:55

Financial sting from honeybee loss

New Zealand agriculture stands to lose $295-728 million annually if the local honeybee population continues to decline.

Published in General News
Thursday, 28 July 2016 06:55

Manuka sweetens land values

The honey bee is causing land values to shoot up in 'manuka-friendly' regions.

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