Research

  • Large African hive beetle now high priority pest

    March 23, 2017 – 3:38 pm In the wake of the first ever Australian review of the risk posed to the country‚Äôs pollination and agricultural industries by large African hive beetle (LAHB), the pest is now endorsed as a High Priority Pest by all state, territory and federal governments. As part of a research project funded by the Honey Bee and […] Read more
  • Medical grade Australian honey

    March 10, 2017 – 1:37 pm The world has a new source of antibacterial honey,with research confirming that Australian honey from the same species as New Zealand’s well-known manuka honey has similar medicinal properties. This is a potential boon for the Australian industry, as medical-grade honey sourced from New Zealand earns an estimated $75 million a year. Praised for its antibacterial […] Read more