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31 03, 2023

Colony losses plateau at similar level to last year

2023-03-31T10:06:42+13:00March 31st, 2023|Coloss Report, Media Release, News|

31 March 2023 Colony losses plateau at similar level to last year New Zealand beekeepers once again reported that the Varroa destructor mite is the most common reason for overwintering hive losses, according to the recently released New Zealand Colony Loss Survey. The overall colony loss rate during winter 2022 was 13.5 per cent: [...]

2 04, 2019

Gradual rise in New Zealand’s overall honey bee colony losses shows need for ongoing attention to bee health

2019-04-02T10:39:14+13:00April 2nd, 2019|ApiNZ, Beekeeping, Coloss Report, Media Release|

Apiculture New Zealand (ApiNZ) says a gradual rise in New Zealand’s bee colony loss rates highlights the need for ongoing attention to bee health issues. “We are concerned to see a gradual rise in the colony loss rates over the past four years, from 9.6% in 2016 to 10.2% in 2018,” says Barry Foster, [...]

16 03, 2018

New Zealand’s annual honey bee colony survey shows low-to-average colony loss for third year in a row

2018-03-16T11:40:13+13:00March 16th, 2018|Coloss Report, Media Release|

The latest Bee Colony Loss Survey Report shows New Zealand continues to maintain low to average colony loss rates compared to international results. “Just under 10 per cent of colonies were lost in New Zealand last year, consistent with the results obtained in 2016 and 2015,” says Barry Foster, ApiNZ Board member and part [...]

12 07, 2016

Coloss 2016 Report

2016-07-12T15:01:39+12:00July 12th, 2016|Coloss Report|

COLOSS – varroa control taskforce workshop: assessment of alternative methods for varroa control, 19-20 May 2016, Unije, Croatia Download Report

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