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Bee Health

Committee Chair - Adam Ovinge

Members - Lee Townsend, Stacey Shaw

Mandate - To remain abreast of current challenges and treatments and to respond proactively in the best interest of our industry.

 

CAPA Statement on Honeybee Losses in Canada (2014)

Since 2007 CAPA has compiled and published statistics for Canadian honey bee colony losses. These statistics provide an ongoing picture of the health of apiculture in Canada.  The link to the CAPA website is below as well as the link to the PDF version of the report.

http://www.capabees.com/2014/07/24/capa-statement-on-honey-bees/

http://www.honeycouncil.ca/images2/pdfs/2014_CAPA_Statement_on_Colony_Losses.pdf

 

National Bee Diagnostic Center Information

The National Bee Diagnostic Centre is pleased to announce that we are now accepting samples for the 2014 season.  Attached is an updated Sample Procedures Fees and Services Brochure as well as a new Submission Form.  The NBDC has made some changes to the services, so please note that we have discontinued the Full Spectrum Analysis Package.  This will allow clients to customize what will constitute a full spectrum analysis specific for each beekeeper.  Please contact our office if you require assistance.  We look forward to your submissions for the 2014 season.

Services and Fees
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ubmission Form

*PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL NBDC CLIENT INFORMATION IS CONFIDENTIAL!

 

Regards,

Lee-Anne Alde

National Bee Diagnostic Centre

780 357-7737

Centre for Research & Innovation

Grande Prairie Regional College

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Process for re-caging queens

The following document was created by Todd Eastman in response to the current SHB issues in Hawaii, and it describes his method of re-caging queens into new cages.

CLICK HERE FOR THE DOCUMENT (PDF document)...

 

CFIA Update regarding the SHB and Hawaii

CLICK HERE FOR THE DOCUMENT (PDF document)...