Tracking outbreaks of exotic diseases has never been more at the forefront of public thinking, and it’s important to remember that the honey bee industry … Read More
colony density, drone congregation area, pollination, queen pheromone, varroa
Pests and diseases, Pollination
The short answer is yes. But how do we know that?
Firstly, growers of any crops that rely on honey bees for pollination need to know … Read More
colony density, drone congregation area, pollination
The study of pollination networks is an emerging area of research. These studies record which pollinator species forage on which plant species within an ecosystem, … Read More
This week is devoted to celebrating pollinators. Pollinators include: bees, flies, wasps, moths, butterflies, bats and other small mammals, and birds.
According to an AgriFutures Australia … Read More
agriculture, Agrifutures Australia, BeeAware, crop guides, Hort Innovation, pollination, Pollinator week
Beekeeping on public land, Pests and diseases, Pollination
Every year in August over 200,000 bee colonies are taken to New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia to pollinate more than 30,000 hectares (Almond … Read More
almonds, biosecurity, hive management, pollination
Managing your hives, Pests and diseases, Policy and compliance, Pollination