MEXICO- ARE ASKING TO THE BEEKEEPERS INACCESSIBLE REQUIREMENTS FOR EXPORT HONEY
The beekeeper said Manuel Altúzar Galdamez sayd “for the production and export needs, a large number of bees amount demanded by the State Government, besides having a good extraction room d organic honey with a resource of 6 million pesos (U.S. $ 490,000) that still do not have ” he argued. The producer of honey called on government institutions to support emerging down the region and can be sold to European countries and get better benefits, taking into account the quality you get in honey production meets the required fees the foreign market.
BRAZIL- HONEY PRODUCTION INCREASE IN BAHIA
Family farmers in the territory of the hinterland of San Francisco, one of the exponents in honey production in Bahia, intensified their agricultural activities with emphasis on beekeeping for honey production. Only from January to late July 2011, the territory farmers produced 483.1 tons of honey, especially the municipalities of Campo Alegre de Lourdes, Arcado Remanso and pestle, which contributed to the good results.
SPAIN- ASSIGNED FUNDS IN CATALUNYA TO PROTECT THE HONEY BEES
The Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, Food and Environment of the Generalitat assigned 64,000 EUR to the line of aid to promote the conservation of native honey bee – ‘Apis mellifera ‘ -, characteristic of the fauna de Catalunya, 2011.
USA- THE BEEKEEPERS DILEMA
There are now indications that colony collapse, the current plague of the industry, may result from too-frequent moves of hives and the resulting greater exposure to more varieties of pathogens. The beekeeper thus faces a trade-off: increase revenue by moving hives around, but incur a potential cost of collapse; or move hives less and make less revenue, but reduce the potential risk. Beekeepers transport their hives from field to field and make money helping farmers, orchardists and others pollinate their crops.