Displaying items by tag: bees

Thursday, 21 July 2016 08:55

Young Canterbury bee man buzzing

North Canterbury beekeeper James Malcolm is going from strength to strength in a fast-changing industry facing the challenges of increasing corporatisation, new technology, parasites and even hive thefts.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 07:55

Beekeepers buzzing in unity

A huge swarm of beekeepers settled on Rotorua late in June, celebrating their growing industry's new unity.

Published in General News
Monday, 04 July 2016 09:55

Beekeepers unite under one flag

All beekeepers will be now represented by Apiculture New Zealand.

Published in General News
Monday, 29 February 2016 17:04

Bee hives double in last 10 years

An industry survey shows that register beehives in New Zealand have doubled in the last 10 years, Agcarm president Mark Christie says.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 February 2016 19:23

Beekeepers need one hive

Beekeepers need to endorse a proposal to combine two organisations into a single and effective industry body.

Published in General News
Monday, 14 December 2015 10:56

Have your say on bees and pollination

Plant & Food Research is asking growers and beekeepers to share their current practices and their thoughts on future pollination requirements.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 12:36

Insects as effective as bees for pollination

Research has found that "non-bee" insects are as important as honey bees in pollinating flowers, a service vital for crop production.

Published in General News
Saturday, 19 September 2015 10:00

Farmers urged to plant bee-friendly

Farm ‘bee feed’ plantations could be the driving force behind a thriving rural bee population, according to researchers and advisers from the Trees for Bees initiative.

Published in General News

Federated Farmers supports the unification of the fragmented apiculture industry, but says people with governance skills are needed to ensure the process is successful.

Published in General News
Saturday, 11 April 2015 06:47

New buzz in beekeeping sector

Two key suppliers to the beekeeping industry have merged.

Published in Agribusiness
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