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If hundreds of sheep or cattle were found dying at a farmgate there would be a national uproar, Federated Farmers bee industry chair John Hartnell told a recent conference.
Federated Farmers is calling on the bee industry to unite and ensure they achieve a fully integrated entity peak body.
According to Agcarm, bee numbers in New Zealand are on the rise and the crop protection industry will work with government and industry to help keep bees healthy.
New Zealand’s bee industry has appointed a consulting firm to advise the industry on how best to unify under one representative body.
A UNIVERSITY of Otago study of the first stages of Varroa infestation and its consequences on bees and viruses in New Zealand will provide important insights for future management of threatened bee populations world-wide.
MANAGED BEE hives and honey production in New Zealand is increasing and there is little or no evidence that pesticides are affecting bee health, according to a parliamentary committee report.
US PRESIDENT Barack Obama has ordered the US Environmental Protection Agency to assess pesticide impact on bee and other pollinator health and to take action, as appropriate, within 180 days.
BRITISH SCIENTISTS are urging people in towns and cities keen to help the beleaguered honey bee not to buy a hive but to grow bee-friendly flowers instead.
BEES FACE starvation and, surprisingly, drowning as a result of the drought, says John Hartnell, head Federated Farmers’ bee group.
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