ABC Landline Story: Unusual techniques to keep Australian bees free of varroa mite

On Sunday 6 November 2016, the ABC’s landline aired a segment on Varroa in Townsville and as the ABC put it, the “Unusual techniques to keep Australian bees free of varroa mite” . If you missed it, you can view it on the ABC website by clicking the link button below.

Thanks to Bruce White for the heads up on this and of course ABC’s Landline for the Story. Image and video copyright ABC Australia/Landline.

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About the Author:

Emmanuel has been beekeeping since 2013 and is an active member of the Illawarra Branch of the ABA. He has his own backyard apiary in Sydney's inner west, collects swarms, runs a small hobby website that sells honey and bee products called Save Our Bees and helps with the IT related tasks of our branch.

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