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Managing native bee pollinators on your farm

  • 1 Sep 2023
  • 09:00 - 17:00
  • Burnett Riverside Hotel, 7 Quay Street Bundaberg
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Increase the yield of your horticultural crops by boosting number of native bee pollinators

Focussing on growers of Macadamia, Avocado, Lychee.

Presented by Dr Tim Heard and colleagues, funded by AgriFutures, and supported by the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Friday, 1st September, 9 am – 5pm

Burnett Riverside Hotel will provide the venue; food and drinks are avaiulable for attendees to purchase. 

We will exchange information and discuss:

  • Bees, their biology, life cycle, social life, nesting and foraging behaviour
  • Flower structure, biology, and pollination of relevant local crops
  • Managing your farm agroecosystem to protect and encourage native bees
  • Propagation and management of native stingless bee hives on farms

Dr Tim Heard is an entomologist, stingless bee keeper and promoter of native bees for pollination, honey, education, and conservation. He is an ex-CSIRO research scientist, secretary of the Australian Native Bee Association and organiser of the Australian Native Bee conference. He regularly presents workshops and seminars, talks on radio and is the author of multi award winning and best-selling “The Australian Native Bee Book”.

For additional information or queries please contact: Tim Heard, 0434 416053, tim@sugarbag.net

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