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1 January 2022
As always, we thank our very generous ‘Friends of AHBIC’ for the ongoing support that helps us to advocate effectively on behalf of the honey bee industry.
1 August 2022
Reporting of this incursion has been focused on mite detections and the red dots on maps. The work that has been conducted by the 30 odd field teams of beekeeper…
9 July 2022
Amendments have been made to the ‘do not move’ order that is in place for all beekeepers in NSW under the general emergency zone (blue zone).
26 July 2022
Incursion responses raise complex issues and actions that have many moving parts. The Varroa incursion response has required informed and timely sensible decision-making structures, procedures and processes, which need to…
5 July 2022
Tracing efforts have been increasing with resources being dedicated to understanding hive movements of bees, queens and packages/nucleus hives out of the Newcastle area.
4 July 2022
On Wednesday the 22nd June an initial detection of Varroa mite was found in sentinel hives at the port of Newcastle (infected premises (IP) 1, 2 and 3). A second…
30 June 2022
On Wednesday the 22nd June an initial detection of Varroa mite was found in sentinel hives at the port of Newcastle (IP1,2 and 3). A second confirmed detection in a…
29 June 2022
As you may have already seen, the DPI emergency zone map has been updated.
27 June 2022
On Wednesday the 22nd June an initial detection of Varroa mite was found in sentinel hives at the port of Newcastle. A second confirmed detection in a commercial load of…
24 June 2022
On late Wednesday the 22nd of June AHBIC was made aware of the detection of mites in surveillance hives at the port of Newcastle. AHBIC has acted swiftly in working…