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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.

Published in General News
Sunday, 01 March 2015 00:00

Last chance to reunite the Bee Industry

Federated Farmers is calling on the bee industry to unite and ensure they achieve a fully integrated entity peak body.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 February 2015 14:41

Bee numbers rising

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.

Published in General News
Friday, 05 December 2014 16:00

Restructure is the buzz word

New Zealand’s bee industry has appointed a consulting firm to advise the industry on how best to unify under one representative body.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 August 2014 16:00

Varroa and virus insights

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.

Published in General News
Thursday, 31 July 2014 10:33

Bees in good shape

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.

Published in General News
Thursday, 03 July 2014 16:08

Obama orders action for bees

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.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 19 September 2013 15:25

City hives a risk to bees

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.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 04 April 2013 16:04

Bees also starving

BEES FACE starvation and, surprisingly, drowning as a result of the drought, says John Hartnell, head Federated Farmers’ bee group.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 March 2013 15:14

Chef adds sting to bee campaign

New Zealand's famous free range cook, Annabel Langbein, has become an 'ambassador' for New Zealand bees.

Published in General News
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