Improving Honey Bee Health

Improving Honey Bee Health – Proposed changes to managing and controlling pests and diseases

DEFRA has launched a public consultation on bee health following a review of its current policies on managing honey bee pests and diseases.

The review was undertaken by the Food and Environment Research Agency, on behalf of Defra and the Welsh Government, with the NBU, representatives from commercial and amateur beekeeper associations and an independent scientist.

The consultation is seeking your views on the proposals which emerged from the review.

The closing date for this consultation is the 9th March 2013.

For further information and how to respond, please click here: Improving honey bee health

To view the ‘Boost for bee health’ press release click here: Boost for bee health .

National Bee Unit.

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