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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.
A huge swarm of beekeepers settled on Rotorua late in June, celebrating their growing industry's new unity.
An industry survey shows that register beehives in New Zealand have doubled in the last 10 years, Agcarm president Mark Christie says.
Beekeepers need to endorse a proposal to combine two organisations into a single and effective industry body.
Plant & Food Research is asking growers and beekeepers to share their current practices and their thoughts on future pollination requirements.
Research has found that "non-bee" insects are as important as honey bees in pollinating flowers, a service vital for crop production.
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.
Federated Farmers supports the unification of the fragmented apiculture industry, but says people with governance skills are needed to ensure the process is successful.
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