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Bee killing to end after 40 million dead

Bee killing to end after 40 million dead

The NSW government has ended an eradication program that has damaged the state’s honey and bee sector due to the deadly varroa destructor parasite. NSW will operate under an interim management strategy, which has been published in a new Emergency Order, while a...
Bee Parasite Crisis Deepens in Hawkesbury Region

Bee Parasite Crisis Deepens in Hawkesbury Region

The Hawkesbury region is facing an escalating spring crisis with the relentless spread of the varroa mite, a bee parasite that attacks and feeds on honey bees. Australia had enjoyed historical protection against the varroa mite, scientifically known as varroa...