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Tag: Bees

Local beekeepers critical of Varroa mite cull

Owners of the Hunter region's only mead manufacturer say the rollout of the euthanasia of bees following the Varroa mite outbreak is flawed

Newcastle beekeepers distraught as varroa mite destroys dreams

The founders of Newcastle beekeeping outfit Urban Hum say an emergency order issued for varroa mite means they'll have to say goodbye.

Buzz around organic gardening

Gardening organically has become popular, but how many gardeners truly understand this method of cultivation? I’m often asked which plant to grow to keep away whatever pest, but this kind of garden practice...

Newcastle a hive of activity for World Bee Day

Today marks World Bee Day, and thousands of the insects have made Newcastle their new home thanks to a world-first research project to improve crop pollination and food security. Ausgrid has partnered with...
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