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The official podcast channel for AgriFutures Australia. 

    Varroa Expert Interview Series: Topic 6 - Chemicals for treating varroa - organic or synthetic?

    Varroa Expert Interview Series: Topic 6 - Chemicals for treating varroa - organic or synthetic?

    AgriFutures and Australian Honey Bee Industry Council (AHBIC) are unveiling a suite of Varroa focused resources. It’s the first Varroa communication activity that looks at how beekeepers can manage Varroa and remain productive and profitable, and it's all thanks to the AgriFutures Resilient Beekeeping in the Face of Varroa project! In this final podcast episode we talk to Richard Rogers, Entomologist, on chemicals for treating varroa - organic or synthetic.Over the past six we...

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Varroa Expert Interview Series: Topic 5 - Integrated pest management

    Varroa Expert Interview Series: Topic 5 - Integrated pest management

    AgriFutures and Australian Honey Bee Industry Council (AHBIC) are unveiling a suite of Varroa focused resources. It’s the first Varroa communication activity that looks at how beekeepers can manage Varroa and remain productive and profitable, and it's all thanks to the AgriFutures Resilient Beekeeping in the Face of Varroa project! In this podcast episode we talk to Elizabeth Walsh, Honey bee breeding, genetics and physiology research lab - US Department of Agriculture on inte...

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Varroa Expert Interview Series: Topic 4 - Breeding for varroa resistance

    Varroa Expert Interview Series: Topic 4 - Breeding for varroa resistance

    AgriFutures and Australian Honey Bee Industry Council (AHBIC) are unveiling a suite of Varroa focused resources. It’s the first Varroa communication activity that looks at how beekeepers can manage Varroa and remain productive and profitable, and it's all thanks to the AgriFutures Resilient Beekeeping in the Face of Varroa project! In this podcast episode we talk to BartJan Fernhout, Chairman of Arista Bee Research about breeding for varroa resistance.Each week, we will be releasing...

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Three rice projects set to boost the industry

    Three rice projects set to boost the industry

    The AgriFutures Rice Program is aiming to increase water productivity to an average of 1.5 tonnes per megalitre by 2026. It’s an ambitious goal and will rely on whole-of industry collaboration and increased investment to achieve it. Thanks to three cutting-edge research projects, the rice industry is edging closer to this goal. Featuring:John Hornbuckle, Professor (Irrigation and Agricultural Technologies), Deakin UniversityDr Wendy Quayle, Associate Professor, Faculty of Science Engineering ...

    • 35 min
    Varroa Expert Interview Series: Topic 3 - What does varroa mean for pollination in Australia?

    Varroa Expert Interview Series: Topic 3 - What does varroa mean for pollination in Australia?

    AgriFutures and Australian Honey Bee Industry Council (AHBIC) are unveiling a suite of Varroa focused resources. It’s the first Varroa communication activity that looks at how beekeepers can manage Varroa and remain productive and profitable, and it's all thanks to the AgriFutures Resilient Beekeeping in the Face of Varroa project! In this podcast episode we discuss the impacts of varroa on pollination in Australia with Emily Noordyke, Varroa Development Officer at the NSW Departmen...

    • 45 min
    Varroa Expert Interview Series: Topic 2 - Impacts of varroa on honey bee health

    Varroa Expert Interview Series: Topic 2 - Impacts of varroa on honey bee health

    AgriFutures and Australian Honey Bee Industry Council (AHBIC) are unveiling a suite of Varroa focused resources. It’s the first Varroa communication activity that looks at how beekeepers can manage Varroa and remain productive and profitable, and it's all thanks to the AgriFutures Resilient Beekeeping in the Face of Varroa project! In this podcast episode we discuss honeybee health and the impacts of varroa with Associate Professor for Honey Bee health, Cameron Jack from the Univers...

    • 1 hr 4 min

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