New Varroa Mite Program to Tackle Outbreak
The bee industry is ending efforts to eradicate a deadly parasite – as it’s detected in more hives.
A group tasked with tackling Varroa Mite has transitioned to a ‘management approach’.
Tens of thousands of hives have been euthanased since it was first detected a year ago, with a new cluster recently discovered around Kempsey.
Rural reporter Georgia Kondek caught up with Australia National University Emeritus Professor Sasha Mikheyev to discuss the ins and outs of this announcement
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