December 2011

Vol.113, No6

Wher's that honey? Let us at it! Photo courtesy Joel Mackay

Wher's that honey? Let us at it!
Photo courtesy Joel Mackay

  • Pesticides – Again!
  • Editorial Notes….
    • Copy Deadlines
    • www.theabk.com.au
    • Important!! Changes to OHS Laws Coming Into Effect Next Year
    • A great website
    • Future Post-Entry Quarantine 'Super Station'
    • Questions Raised on EEC Ruling on ‘GM’ honey
    • Comvita Target of Hostile Takeover
    • 2012 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND SECTOR CONFERENCES
  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
    • Beekeeping Exhibition at Riverina Museum
    • Finding Beesites
    • Response from the Editor (included for enlightenment of newcomers to beekeeping)
  • Climate Champions Workshop
  • IN THE APIARY
    • Observations on the Field Day at Tocal Agricultural College – 29th OCT 2011
    • Nuisance bee complaint guidelines
    • Why do beekeepers need to be registered?
  • Part II – Visit to Chile
  • Moving Bees
  • Asian Bee Update
  • The truth about the neonicotinoid insecticides
  • RECENT RESEARCH – Here and Overseas
    • Protecting pollination through hi-tech improvements to port surveillance
  • BEGINNING IN BEES
    • Part 311(c3) Competitions/Exhibitions – Beeswax Appraisal
    • Part 311(c4) Competitions/Exhibitions – Collections of Apiary Products
    • Part 312 Grading Honey
    • Part 312(a) Grading Honey - Colour
    • Part 312(b) Grading Honey - Flavour Based Grades
    • Part 312(c) Grading Honey – Industrial Grades
  • BEEKEEPERS’ASSOCIATIONS