- GVP $49 million est. Down 6% yoy.
- Production continues to be impacted by reduced floral resources.
- Demand for pollination services (not captured in GVP) is rising.
$1.9 million puts the buzz back in beekeeping
Mr Marshall said the funding was a vote of confidence in the State’s apiary industry, which was devastated by the 2019/20 bushfires, with more than 9,800 hives destroyed and another 88,000 significantly impacted due to heat and smoke.
Be a responsible beekeeper
Compulsory registration helps us prevent the spread of unwanted pests and diseases including Varroa and tracheal mites. We are able to contact beekeepers and locate hives that may require treatment or inspection.
Production and Price
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