An online training course has been developed to make it easy for beekeepers to find out how to care for honey bees in accordance with the new Australian Honey Bee Industry Biosecurity Code of Practice.
The Biosecurity for Beekeepers course explains why biosecurity is important, describes the main pest threats to bees and shows how to check hives for signs of pests and diseases.
Units Of Study:
- Check your hives for pests and diseases
- Identify the major pests and diseases of honey bees
- Take action after finding a serious pest or disease in your hive
- Minimise the impact of pests and diseases on your hives
Eligibility Criteria :
This course is designed for people with a basic understanding of beekeeping practices, but all beekeepers should find it helpful.