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Bee farming in school curriculum

Fiji- THERE is a need to revise the agricultural science syllabus in secondary schools to ensure bee farming is included in all schools. Speaking at a bee farming symposium in the North, the Agriculture Ministry’s national co-ordinator for the honey … Continue reading

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$935k honey production

FIJI has produced about $935,000 worth of honey so far this year. Agriculture Ministry’s national co-ordinator Honey Industry, Kamal Prasad said local bee farmers produced 93.5 tonnes of honey. Mr Prasad said they expected to produce more honey as the … Continue reading

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Alert over beehives

THE National Bee Keeping Association in Fiji is calling on beekeepers to be wary of the spread of virus and unwanted pathogens when beginning hives for their farm. Ministry of Agriculture’s national co-ordinator Honey Industry, Kamal Prasad said a viral … Continue reading

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Honey production to improve

HONEY production in Fiji could reach self-sufficiency levels if beekeepers have access to information on establishing apiaries and improving production. This was the view of honey and bee expert Thomas Korsten who said Fiji fared much better than most countries … Continue reading

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Our bees are dying

Native bees are declining at an alarming rate in Whangarei, according to a student’s doctoral research. Ngaire Hart has been looking at the issue as part of her AUT University doctorate. She says native bee numbers have decreased over the … Continue reading

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