The Hound notes that one of the country’s poorest financially performing state-owned enterprises – the Government farming entity Landcorp (or…
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.
New Zealand's famous free range cook, Annabel Langbein, has become an 'ambassador' for New Zealand bees.