BEEing smarter about border security - Media Release 23-Dec-2014
National Bee Pest Surveillance Program - Sneaking into Australia through northern ports just got harder for exotic bees and pests, with the installation of a network of 20 hives monitored by mobile phone cameras and sensors.
Screened bottom boards provide Varroa management option - Media Release 10-Dec-2014
The Honey Bee and Pollination R&D Program - Beekeepers are being urged to consider the use of screened bottom boards, after a study revealed they had no impact on the productivity of the hive compared to conventional bottom boards.
Bees hungry for access to public land - Media Release 26-Nov-2014
The Honey Bee and Pollination R&D Program - Beekeepers are facing increased challenges as to where they can place their hives, putting at risk both honey production and the vital pollination services that honey bees provide.
Colony killers: the big threat to bees from small hive beetles - Media Release 14-Nov-2014
The Honey Bee and Pollination R&D Program - Small hive beetles are rapidly emerging as a major pest to Australia’s beekeeping industries, costing Queensland alone a minimum of $2.7 million annually from hive losses and ruined honey.
Bad weather brings honey shortage fears - SBS World News 17-Jan-2014
Australia's honey industry is set to deliver the lowest national honey yields in more than a decade due to excessive heat, floods and drought.