8th May 2017 -Ballina abuzz as Beekeepers fly in for 104th NSWAA Annual Conference

The countdown is on for the NSW Apiarists’ Association 104th Annual Conference to be held in Ballina on the 18th and 19th of May and the event is already shaping up to be one not to miss. The Conference is a highlight on the annual  calendar of commercial beekeepers and has a reputation for delivering an event that features renowned expert speakers of particular relevance to the industry today, 2017 will not disappoint.

11 MAY 2016 - Beekeepers a buzz with hope 

Australia’s biggest annual meeting of beekeepers is abuzz with expectation that the NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Mr Niall Blair, will use his speech tomorrow to announce decisive action that will secure the beekeeping industry’s future.

3 FEBRUARY 2016 - Beekeeping industry frustrated by NSW government inaction 

The state’s top beekeepers are warning that continuing lack of coordinated action by public land management agencies is imperilling the future of NSW’s honey and crop production.

21 JANUARY 2016 - Australian honeys are healthy

There is no evidence that consumption of Australian honeys causes human harm.

3 JULY 2015 - Beekeepers on the brink as agency chaos threatens industry

NSW beekeepers are being shut out from sites they have used for generations to maintain healthy hives, due to recent changes in policy, internal confusion caused by departmental restructures and lack of coordination on the part of NSW's multiple land management agencies.

6 JUNE 2015 - Auction of beekeeper sites unfair and irresponsible policy

President of the NSW Apiarists’ Association, Mr Casey Cooper, is calling on the Forestry Corporation of NSW to abandon its unfair and irresponsible trial of auctioning access to vital beekeeping sites. Photo courtesy of Rachael Webb/The Land. 

Casey Cooper with hives