Coronavirus Lockdown

We are all having to make sacrifices in the current situation. However, beekeepers are concerned about their colonies and what is allowed in this time. SABIO is working with government to get a resolution we can all work with. Following is the letter from the SABIO chairman with the latest situation. I will post more […]

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KZN Beefarmers Events 2020

7 March Queen Rearing and Bee Farming as a Business Venture 25 April Honey Preparation for the Show 9 May Practical Beekeeping 19 May Entries for the Royal Show honey and wax competitions to be dropped off at the Honey Hall. 20 May Honey Judging at the Royal Show followed by an Evening Function to […]

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Disease threatens bee colonies in SA

01 April 2015 at 15:30pm By: Nokuthula Ntuli, The Mercury Durban – South Africa’s food security is under threat as its bee colonies are being depleted by an outbreak of American foul brood (AFB) disease. The chairman of the KwaZulu-Natal Bee Farmers Association, Craig Campbell, said the disease had wiped out thousands of colonies in the Western Cape […]

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