December 2015

Vol.117, No.6

A busy bee, fully focussed on her job (and not on the camera!) Photo courtesy Jim Fazzalari

  • Why do we import honey into Australia?
  • Editorial Notes….
    • Copy Deadlines
    • Early Copy Deadlines for March and April Issues The ABK
    • Organic pesticides can still be toxic to bees
    • Glyphosate and Acetamiprid - Relatively Low Toxicity for Honey Bees
    • Theft of beehives on increase in Victoria
    • 2016 State Association Conferences
  • Letters to the Editor
    • Re: Beehive Ventilation and Insulation, The ABK July 2015 p.8, September, p.103)
    • Hive construction standards
  • Harold Ayton
    • A stalwart of the Tasmanian Beekeeping industry for many years, Harold has retired as The TBA Newsletter Editor
  • Solving Honey Problems
  • Being a Good Beekeeping Tenant
  • Food for Thought
  • In The Apiary
    • Rainbow Bee eaters decimate Qld bee colonies
  • Are you interested in starting beekeeping or honing your beekeeping skills?
  • Queen Rearing Course at University of Minnesota
  • Tocal Field Day – October 24th
  • Tocal College - Training for Beekeepers
  • Promoting Australian Honey
    • Company Profile – Berringa (also trading as ‘Berringa the Super Manuka’)
  • Recent RIRDC Bee-related Publications
    • Upgrading knowledge on pathogens (particularly viruses) of Australian honey bees
    • Australian honeybee pathogen survey
    • Attractant and preference of Apis cerana Java
    • Development of a Code of Practice and National Bee Biosecurity Program
  • West Australia’s Honey Month, May 2015
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Swindon Honeybee Conservation Group (UK)
    • Really do have Varroa Hygienic Bees
  • Chalkbrood – BEE Involved
  • RECENT RESEARCH – Here and Overseas
    • Localization of Nosema Ceranae Infection Within Worker Honey Bees
    • Effects of Steel Foundation Wire on Chemical Content and Hygienic Removal ofApis mellifera Brood
    • Wildflowers help control crop pests
  • BEEKEEPERS’ASSOCIATIONS