Beekeepers Buzzing with Anticipation of This Honey Season
October 1st 2019 - ABC Rural
Beekeepers are staying positive that this season will be a major improvement on the last.
Australia's warmest summer on record earlier this year was a disaster for beekeepers
Kyneton Beekeeper Runner-Up in Agri Futures Award.
September 17th 2019 - Midland Express
Clare Moore's work to breed genetically diverse queen bees has seen her National Runner-up in the AgriFutures Rural Women's Award
Claire Moore didn't think she even had a chance in the Victorian AgriFutures Rural Women's Award.
So it was a huge surprise when she won on Thursday, with a plan to breed a genetically diverse strain of queen bees.
The project is a response to a global decline in bee numbers, which poses a risk to food chains worldwide, Ms Moore said.
Veterans Find Comfort in Beekeeping
August 7th 2019 - from the USA
In this Aug. 7, 2019 photo, U.S. Army veteran Wendi Zimmermann transfers a frame of bees to a new box, while checking them for disease and food supply at the Veterans Affairs' beehives in Manchester, N.H. Veterans Affairs has begun offering beekeeping at a few facilities including in New Hampshire and Michigan, and researchers are starting to study whether the practice has therapeutic benefits. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)