Neonicotinoids in Australia

 

The Crop Pollination Association (CPA) had their annual conference on 16 June in Mildura, New South Wales (NSW). During the event we conducted a discussion via Skype with the CPA President, Bryn Jones and myself about the situation around neonicotinoids in Europe and Australia.

Bayer Crop Science is claiming, that there are no significant bee losses in Australia, because they have no Varroa. In this podcast, we will get a reality check on this story from the beekeepers themselves.

Here is a clip from a glossy Bayer brochure:

Bayer_Australien

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Interviews and Statements from Beecome Conference 2013

Interviews and Statements from

  • Etienne Bruneau, Manager of Belgium Beekeeping Institute CARI, President of Working Group Honey COPA/COGECA, President of Commission on Technology and Quality, Apimondia
  • Gilles Ratia, President of Apimondia
  • Oliver Belval, President of Union Nationale de l’Apiculture Française (UNAF)
  • Francesco Panella, Member of Working Group Honey COPA/COGECA
  • Noa Delso, BeeLife
  • Manuel Izquierdo García, COAG, Vice-chaireman of the Advisory Group Beekeeping of the EU-Commission
  • Host and Moderator:
    Walter Haefeker, President of the European Professional Beekeepers Association (EPBA)
Olivier Belval, Etienne Bruneau, Walter Haefeker

Olivier Belval, Etienne Bruneau, Walter Haefeker

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Interview with Alex Papachristoforou at beekeeping conference in Donaueschingen

  • Alexandros Papachristoforou, Beekeeping Scientist, University of Cyprus, Vice President of the European Professional Beekeepers Association (EPBA)
  • Host and Moderator:
    Walter Haefeker, President of the European Professional Beekeepers Association (EPBA)
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