Eradication of Varroa mite achievable

Simon Chamberlain
Updated November 2 2022 - 8:17am, first published 6:00am
Angelica and Martin Jackson, Honey Wines Australia, Broke with some of their euthanised bee hives. Photo Martin Jackson
Angelica and Martin Jackson, Honey Wines Australia, Broke with some of their euthanised bee hives. Photo Martin Jackson

Reaching the 100-day mark since the detection of Varroa mites in sentinel hives near Newcastle, the NSW Government remains confident the state can become the first jurisdiction in the world to eradicate the mites.

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Simon Chamberlain

I have comprehensive experience in rural and regional journalism, as well as more than six years as a media officer for several politicians and worked in local government. I rejoined The Land in May 2022 and have loved being back in harness, reporting on a massive range of topics.

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