Thursday, July 7, 2022

Apiculture


NZ-EU deal brings windfall to diverse sectors

NZ-EU deal brings windfall to diverse sectors

ByRichard RennieJul 6, 2022
While the traditional pastoral sector is lamenting the European Union-New Zealand free trade deal as a lost opportunity, a mix of next tier food exporters are thankful for the gains the agreement offers. The kiwifruit, onions, wine and honey sectors…

Nathan Guy to chair Apiculture NZ

ByStaff reporterMay 11, 2022
Former MP Nathan Guy will take over as independent chair of Apiculture NZ in July 2022, taking over from Bruce Wills who has held the role since the industry organisation…

Varroa gains momentum after 20 years

ByRichard RennieMar 21, 2022
After over 20 years in New Zealand, varroa’s momentum appears to be picking up, hitting hives harder in the past year.More than two decades after it arrived in New Zealand,…

NZ pushes on with mānuka appeal

ByRichard RennieFeb 11, 2022
The United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office ruled late last year that NZ producers did not have an exclusive claim to the trademark mānuka honey.New Zealand honey producers are remaining steadfast…


Handbook for honey bee health

Handbook for honey bee health

ByAnnette ScottJan 19, 2022
MPI director of investment programmes Steve Penno says honeybee health is crucial because bees are the foundation of agricultural production…
NZ mānuka honey producers stung by ruling

NZ mānuka honey producers stung by ruling

ByRichard RennieDec 16, 2021
Down Under Honey owner Jason Prior says he has had customers come to him, seeking out NZ mānuka on grounds…
High hive numbers not helping production

High hive numbers not helping production

ByRichard RennieDec 6, 2021
Dr Mark Goodwin is cautioning that high hive numbers in NZ will contribute to a slide in per hive production…
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