Final Report Summary: Development of honey bee products from a biodiversity hotspot

AgriFutures Australia has published a research report summary on a project which quantified the antibacterial activity of WA honeys. This research was supported by the Bee Industry Council of Western Australia (BICWA) and the CRC for Honey Bee Products, and the report was produced by CRC research Dr Kate Hammer. Summary This project quantified the …

Celebrating incredible bee biodiversity | Farm Weekly

Farm Weekly picked up our recent ‘WA bees for Future Food Security‘ event. The event, which was held on Friday the 5th of March, was accompanied by delicious foods and the celebration of WA’s bees. ‘CRC HBP chief executive officer Liz Barbour said it was fitting for Slow Food to celebrate local produce with beekeepers …

Survey shows bee industry being stung | Farm Weekly

A new article in Farm Weekly discusses the need for WA beekeepers to participate in the CRC’s questionnaire. “Concerns of commercial beekeepers have led the Co-operative Research Centre for Honey Bee Products (CRCHBP) to conduct a research project to understand the state of the industry use of available natural resources. Led by professor [Ben] White …