Management of Varroa mite in Victoria explored as eradication efforts abandoned

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October 8 2023 - 5:00am
Victorian Apiarists' Association vice president Lindsay Callaway says he believes it's only a matter of time before Varroa mite is seen in Victoria. Picture supplied
Victorian Apiarists' Association vice president Lindsay Callaway says he believes it's only a matter of time before Varroa mite is seen in Victoria. Picture supplied

VICTORIAN beekeepers have welcomed the decision to abandon eradication efforts of Varroa mite, which has been found in incursions in NSW since showing up on a property in Newcastle in June 2022.

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Philippe Perez

Journalist

Philippe is a journalist for Australian Community Media's Stock & Land. He is based in Ballarat and covers all aspects of Victoria's farming community and industry. To get in contact, email philippe.perez@stockandland.com.au

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