The Hound was intrigued to read an article recently, on the Newsroom website, that shows that Education Minister Chris ‘Chippy’…
The Government is spending nearly $6 million to stop Australian beekeepers marketing their products as ‘mānuka’ honey.
Hundreds of beekeepers, packers and industry trade and suppliers will converge in Rotorua next month for Apiculture New Zealand’s national conference.
The honey market downturn has impacted the profitability of many beekeeping businesses, particularly those producing the non-manuka honeys, says Karin Kos, chief executive of Apiculture New Zealand.
Apiculture New Zealand (ApiNZ) is backing Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor’s plea for greater unity among beekeepers.
Sampling has been completed for the largest and most detailed study of honey bee health ever undertaken in New Zealand.
Apiculture NZ is urging commercial beekeepers to vote for a commodity levy, with voting papers going out this month.