January 2011

Vol.112, No7

A sight no doubt seen many times this year – a swarm clustered after vacating their old home to start a new colony elsewhere. Photo courtesy Bruce Townsend

A sight no doubt seen many times this year – a swarm clustered after vacating their old home to start a new colony elsewhere.
Photo courtesy Bruce Townsend

  • US Imposes (Temporary) Ban on Aussie Honeybees
  • Editorial Notes….
  • Copy Deadlines
    • www.theabk.com.au
    • Brisbane Amateur Beekeepers’ Society
    • Bayer Cropscience Acquires Product For Control Of Varroa Mites
    • Beware Fire Risk This Season
    • Build a Simple Scale to Weigh Beehives
    • A Banyan tree for honey bees
    • 2011 CONFERENCE DATES
  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    • Beekeeping Field Day, Western Plains, May 2011
    • Work Wanted
    • Work Experience Sought
  • New Publications from the IBRA bookshop
  • UPDATE - AHBIC ACTIVITIES
  • Variations on New Queens
  • Visit to Europe: Part 6 – Beekeeping in France
  • Book Review: Honey Bees of Borneo
  • IN THE APIARY
    • Siting Apiaries In Country And City Environments
  • RECENT RESEARCH – Here and Overseas
    • Robots imitate honey bees for aircraft aerobatics
    • A New Virus? Or a lesson in learning to evaluate evidence?
  • Helpful Hints for Pollinators and Growers from Project Apis m
  • International workshop decides on priorities for future research on Varroa mites and bee viruses
  • Change to Apiaries Act – Interstate Beekeepers Moving Hives into NSW
  • Agricultural Compliance Services Report
  • Bees, Flowers Wilted By Climate Change: Study
  • To Requeen .... Or not.
  • BEGINNING IN BEES
    • Part 294(e) Uncapping - Cappings Machines
    • Part 294(f) Uncapping - Cappings Chains
    • Part 294(g) Uncapping – Depth of Cut
    • Part 294(h) Uncapping - Frame Racks & Drip Trays
    • Part 295 Extractors
  • BEEKEEPERS’ASSOCIATIONS