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CATCH THE BUZZ- Australia’s Purple Hives

Purple hives are here to keep alien mites out of Victoria’s food bowl By: Michael Fowler Beekeeper Ian Cane normally uses the “sugar shake” to check if his bees have been infested by a tiny but incredibly dangerous alien pest. Mr. Cane gathers 300 bees in a jar, fills it with icing sugar, rattles it and looks to see if a…
UOVBA News Bot
April 14, 2021