We are well on our way learning about Varroa tolerance selection techniques. Our first stop was the big island of Hawaii where we had the privelage of visiting the HUB, a bee research project jointly run by PAm, the Arista Foundation, the USDA-ARS Baton Rouge Lab and David Thomas of Hawaii Island Honey Company. The HUB … Read more So Far, Soooooo Good!
Australian honey bees are some of the most healthy in the world. If they’re allowed the time, they will develop varroa resistance on their own. Other populations have- ours can too. Aug. 7, 2015 Some honeybee colonies adapt in wake of deadly mites By Krishna Ramanujan Provided A worker bee with two Varroa mites. Tom … Read more Some Exciting news for Survivor Stock
Here is a nice article by the Age- a prominent Australian paper that I was interviewed for and some of my photos were published! For now, Australia remains Varroa Free. Check it out! Bee careful out there – a parasitic marauder is nearly at our shores Date September 1, 2014 Peter Spinks Fairfax Science Columnist … Read more Australia Remains Varroa Free