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  • Analia Manriquez MEXICO- VARROA MITE IS AFFECTING THE QUERETARO BEEKEEPING INDUSTRY Written by Analia Manriquez

    MEXICO- VARROA MITE IS AFFECTING THE QUERETARO BEEKEEPING INDUSTRY

    With training beekeepers on bee diseases, declining beehives in the state is prevented, said Hugo Gómez, coordinator of the African bee in the  Sagarpa. He explained that the varroa is one of the most serious diseases to honeybees, so samples are made for them after each harvest. In 2013, 800 of the 5,991 hives were inspected in the state since the disease has affected 60 percent of honey production per infected beehive






    Written on Saturday, 12 April 2014 14:43
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  • Analia Manriquez COLOMBIA- WORKING GROUP ANALYSES BALZO BLACK FARMING AND ITS IMPACT ON THE BEEKEEPING Written by Analia Manriquez

    COLOMBIA- WORKING GROUP ANALYSES BALZO BLACK FARMING AND ITS IMPACT ON THE BEEKEEPING

    At the headquarters of the Regional Autonomous Corporation of Santander, CAS, held the workshop on the negative impact that can generate agroforestry crops  balsa black  to beekeeping. During the event, the current diagnosis of beekeeping  die by the effect of black balsa was presented, the guidelines were revised and regional commitments were made against the above topic. Beekeepers had problems generated and proposed strategies for the control of black balsa in Colombia.






    Written on Friday, 11 April 2014 07:13
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  • Analia Manriquez CANADA- MORE BEE DEATHS COULD OCCUR THIS SPRING Written by Analia Manriquez

    CANADA- MORE BEE DEATHS COULD OCCUR THIS SPRING

    The Senate’s agriculture committee has been told the recently updated regulations for reducing seed dust are not sufficient to prevent large numbers of bee deaths that could occur during the upcoming spring planting season. The committee’s study was prompted in part by the massive bee deaths in Ontario and Quebec in 2012, which was blamed on neonicotinoid - treated seeds after testing by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency found the majority of dead bee samples contained the pesticide.






    Written on Thursday, 10 April 2014 17:04
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  • Analia Manriquez SPAIN- DIE HONEYBEES IN GALICIA BY NEONICOTINOIDS PESTICIDES USED TO TREAT THE SEEDS OF CORN Written by Analia Manriquez

    SPAIN-  DIE HONEYBEES IN GALICIA BY  NEONICOTINOIDS PESTICIDES USED TO TREAT THE SEEDS OF CORN

    The fall of up to 56% of hives and beekeepers in Galicia since 2000 and what the industry considers a "catastrophic situation" Galician beekeeping lead them to give an alarm: "We strongly recommend that the growers  do not use treated seed corn, toxic for the  honeybees, the environment and food chain, we are seeing in the field are massively using herbicides to prepare farms for planting corn, "" said the technical secretary of the Galician Association Beekeeping (AGA), Xesús Asorey






    Written on Wednesday, 09 April 2014 07:12
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