How does it work? In Africa, a farmer will suspend a beehive from a ‘invisible’ fence about every 10m along the frontline of his farm. When an elephant approaches to forage for food, the pressure it places on the fence will alert the bees who will in turn cause a bit of grief to the intruder […]
While cotton growing is enjoying a boom in Eastern Australia, the honey bee who is the biggest commercial pollinator in this food bowl is being threatened by pesticide use on the farms. With bees so critical to farming, is there a way for beekeepers and cotton farmers to work together for mutually positive outcomes? Find out more […]
Summer is finally here and for those of you who are thinking of keeping your own bees, it’s time to act! There’re a couple of spots left for this Thursday’s class (8 December) so register your interest asap! Click on the link here beekeeping-class to find out how we can help you get started on a very rewarding pastime!
Do you want to learn how to be a responsible beekeeper? In the new year we will be running information sessions and hands on sessions for people to learn about the amazing world of bees and beekeeping. Keep an eye on our website for more details about times and prices. We hope to have all […]