Bees Australian apiarists face new disease threats. Click here White House urged to do something about bees. Click here Stress management for bees? Click here Nature's pollinators. Click here Biosecurity megashocks threaten Australia. Click here Yemen: Honeybees changing lives. Click here Clover comeback? Bee friendly lawns. Click here Plight of the honeybees. Click here
Gardening Don't cut your lawn too often. Bees will love you back. Click here Eco-roof gardens in Bangladesh. Click here Cemetery vegetable garden inspires town to go organic. Click here Farming A plan to revitalise agriculture in Ghana. Click here Dealing with the devil? Organic farm and natural gas royalties. Click here Organic animal husbandry … Continue reading 4 November 2014
Gardening Green waste recycling. Click here A horse ploughed garden. Click here A guerrilla gardener! Click here Meet the head gardener at River Cottage HQ. Click here Food A food film without the preaching. Click here Insect cuisine? Click here Farming Going the extra step: off the grid living in the US. Click here Using … Continue reading 30 October 2014
Gardening Getting the garden ready for butterflies in NZ. Click here Eco-friendly gardening in all seasons. Click here Farming The benefits of improving soils. Click here A call for thoughtful re-farming. Click here Beekeeping Organic beekeepers move north in NZ to avoid 1080. Click here Talking backyard beekeeping, from Australia. Click here
Help the bees!
Bees need to be located in locations where they can access flowers. This sometimes causes some issues, particularly when farmers need to undertake crop protection activities, which may include the use of chemicals.
To facilitate communication between beekeepers and farmers, CropLife Australia, in partnership with the Australian Honey Bee Industry Council, has launched ‘BeeConnected’. More details are available at the link below:
We also came across the following articles regarding bees from overseas:
Sweet victory for Mexico beekeepers as Monsanto loses GM permit – ‘www.theguardian.com’ article
8 years later: the state of the bees – ‘www.treehugger.com’ article
Gardening Even a small greenhouse can be effective. Click here Guardians of the garden. Click here Compost can help sandy soil. Click here Chaya: a tasty perennial vegetable. Click here Food Organic food found to have less cadmium than chemically farmed foods. Click here Farming A 'shoot from the hip' call for agro-ecological farming. Click … Continue reading 1 October 2014
Gardening Let your chickens do the work. Click here Organic soil amendments. Click here Integrating everything to lower water use, from Canada. Click here Farming Removing corn stalks may cost more than first thought. Click here Agri-plastic, is it organic? Click here Bees The demise of bees effects us all. Click here Nickel producer goes … Continue reading 29 September 2014