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  • Analia Manriquez SPAIN- IN GALICIA BEEKEEPERS PROTEST BY THE INACTION TO THE ADVANCE OF THE VESPA VELUTINA Written by Analia Manriquez

    SPAIN- IN GALICIA BEEKEEPERS PROTEST BY THE INACTION TO THE ADVANCE OF THE VESPA VELUTINA

    Dressed in his traditional outfits and posters supporting bees, mobilized yesterday beekeepers from Ferrolterra, Eume  Ortegal against the regional government in the plague of wasps velutinas ravaging Galicia. These regions and the Marina de Lugo are the main affected by this invasive species of Asian origin. As indicated beekeepers smoke yesterday staged fight these wasps, "Agrarian Transformations, SA Tragsa, designed  the Xunta, has not made an adequate protocol for this pest and has not even provided the necessary resources""






    Written on Thursday, 09 October 2014 12:56
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  • Analia Manriquez AUSTRALIA- BAD BREEDING BETWEEN EUROPEAN AND ASIAN HONEYBEES CONCERNS INDUSTRY Written by Analia Manriquez

    AUSTRALIA- BAD BREEDING BETWEEN EUROPEAN AND ASIAN HONEYBEES CONCERNS INDUSTRY

    Beekeepers are on alert after tests found Australia's European honeybees are breeding with the destructive Asian honeybee. Sperm from the Asian honeybee, that carries the deadly Varroa mite, was found in one third of commercial queens tested in the Cairns region of Far North Queensland.  It produces useless eggs, reducing the honey and pollination services from affected hives.






    Written on Thursday, 25 September 2014 14:29
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  • Analia Manriquez MEXICO- QUINTANA ROO BEEKEEPERS ARE WORKING TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF THE AETHINA TUMIDA TO OTHER STATES Written by Analia Manriquez

    MEXICO- QUINTANA ROO BEEKEEPERS ARE WORKING TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF THE AETHINA TUMIDA TO OTHER STATES

    Honey producers in the central and southern part of the State seek to impede the progress of the Small Hive Beetle (PEC), to prevent its spread throughout the peninsula or other parts of the national territory, so that the authorities also conduct efforts to control this pest. Rubén Darío Parra Canto, president of System bee products, said the insect has been present in the municipalities of Felipe Carrillo Puerto, José María Morelos and Bacalar, so campaigns monitoring and control are maintained to prevent progression to other beekeeping regions of the entity, or even other states.






    Written on Friday, 19 September 2014 11:27
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  • Analia Manriquez SPAIN- IN GALICIA BY ERROR ARE KILLING A LOCAL HORNET WHO HELPS TO COMBAT THE VESPA VELUTINA EXPANSION Written by Analia Manriquez

    SPAIN- IN GALICIA BY ERROR ARE KILLING A LOCAL HORNET WHO HELPS TO COMBAT THE VESPA VELUTINA EXPANSION

    Galicia Beekeeping Association has warned that attacks are occurring against Galician Hornet ('Vespa Crabro') and their hives confused with the plague of Asian hornet ('Vespa velutina') which this year is affecting the Community. In this sense, beekeepers reported that "there were many cases of destruction" fake Asian hornet hives in which, actually, "Hornets Galicians were killed." In fact, drawing attention to the indigenous species helps to combat the spread of invasive insects, so their decline can be detrimental to the Galician ecosystem. "If we destroy and move out the 'Vespa Crabro' of their natural habitat, then the opponent  vespa velutina will not have any oposition to goes ahead", they warn.






    Written on Thursday, 11 September 2014 10:28
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