Fiji Beekeeping Info

Tips To Keep Bees Safe Before And After A Cyclone

Tips To Keep Bees Safe Before And After A Cyclone – Fiji Ministry of Agriculture

Introduction During a cyclone strong winds can topple bee hives over and flash flooding that is also likely to occur, can wash bees away. Cyclones also have an impact on the available food resources for bees (flowering trees). Being prepared and knowing what to do following a storm can help reduce the impact of cyclones […]

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Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF)

Movement facilitation of Bee hives, nucleus colonies, queen bees and used bee equipment within Fiji – BAF Standard Operating Procedure and Guideline – 20 September 2023

As of 20th September 2023, there is a new Biosecurity Authority of Fiji – BAF Standard Operating Procedure and Guideline about the Movement facilitation of Bee hives, nucleus colonies, queen bees and used bee equipment within Fiji.

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Learn how to improve the quality of your queen bees!

Do you want to make more money and have more gentle bees? After finishing this workshop, you will have practical skills and knowledge in grafting, cell builders, starter colonies, supplementary feeding, as well as catching, marking, caging and transporting queen bees. This is just one the practical workshops and activities you can participate in at

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The Effectiveness of Reusing Apistan Strips for Varroa Mite Control – John Caldeira, Fiji, February 2023

John Caldeira recently completed a very useful and enlightening experiment on using Apistan strips to treat a 2nd bee colony. The summary and link to the full study: “In this experiment, Apistan strips that had been previously used per label instructions for a 6-week treatment were applied a second time in four other beehives that

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1st Basic Beekeeping Training Level 1 course completed in 2023

Basic Beekeeping Training Level 1 successfully done. Course by Chuck McCay of Cegu Valley Farm. Cegu Valley Farm is a thirty-two acre farm facing the ocean in rural Fiji. At Cegu Valley Farm, permaculture techniques are used to sustainably farm the land and create a model community within Fiji. Date: 01/18/23 – 01/19/23

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