April 2011

Vol.112,No10

Lead trucks in the 40+ strong ‘bee truck convoy’ which paraded through Canberra and around Parliament House as part of the campaign on March 2 to convince Federal Government to fund a continued eradication programme for the Asian bee incursion in Qld

Lead trucks in the 40+ strong ‘bee truck convoy’ which paraded through Canberra and around Parliament House as part of the campaign on March 2 to convince Federal Government to fund a continued eradication programme for the Asian bee incursion in Qld

  • The Decision NOT to Eradicate the Asian bee
  • Editorial Notes….
    • Copy Deadlines
    • www.theabk.com.au
    • Nosema ceranae susceptible to cold
    • Effects of Pesticides on Queens and Drones
    • Costs of Almond Production
    • Possible Pathway for Nosema ceranae into Australia?
    • 2011 CONFERENCE DATES
  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    • Locusts for Eating, Anyone?
    • Banning Bees from NSW National Parks?
    • Re: Flooding in Grampians
  • IN THE APIARY
    • Permits sought for bee pest control products
  • Nosema Microsporidia: Friend, Foe and Intriguing Creatures
  • Canberra ‘Rally’ Campaign Attempts to Convince Government to Change Tune
  • Why Supplemental Protein Feeding Can Help Reduce Colony Losses
  • US EPA UNDER ATTACK
  • RECENT RESEARCH – Here and Overseas
    • Evaluation of Lemon Juice to Control Varroa
    • Effects of comb age on honey bee colony growth and brood survivorship
    • USA sits on damaging report for two years
    • Neonicotinoids – Australia’s official view
    • Single Honeybee Silk Protein Mimics Properties of Multi-Protein Silk
    • Brood Pheromone as a Foraging Stimulant
  • BEGINNING IN BEES
    • Part 300 Honey Sumps
    • Part 301 Honey Heating
    • Part 302 Cappings Treatment
    • Part 302(a) Cappings Treatment – Draining
    • Part 302(b) Cappings Treatment – Flotation
    • Part 302(c) Cappings Treatment – Melting in Reducers
    • Part 302(d) Cappings Treatment - Spinning
    • Part 302(e) Cappings Treatment - Pressing
  • BEEKEEPERS’ASSOCIATIONS