NZ Beekeepers Forum
Tutin is a very real issue for the honey industry and the reputation of our product as safe. The Bee Products Standard Council with support of government and the industry is raising awareness of the risks from tutin so that everyone knows their legal obligations and where to find information.
Over the coming summer season there will be a series of papers circulated via industry organisations, associations and beekeeper clubs on tutin and the risk it poses.
Cristian submitted a new resource:
Control of Varroa: A Guide for New Zealand Beekeepers has been published by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry as part of its on-going assistance to the New Zealand beekeeping
industry following the recent discovery of this important new honey bee pest.
The guide aims to give beekeepers the practical tools they will need to minimise the effects of varroa while continuing to produce wholesome bee products and provide vital pollination services.
The guide reviews the world literature on...
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