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Illegal cultivation of GM soya: a threat to Mexican beekeepers

One of the risks created by the increasing expansion of soya bean fields is to the honey production of the Mayans. Almost half of the Mexican honey produced for export...

Article about the spring conference on organic beekeeping (in German)

Trotz Wettlauf mit der Varroa sollte man sich Zeit nehmen, langfristig die Vitalität der Völker zu verbessern. Wege dazu wurden an der ersten Frühjahrskonferenz...

Video series "Organic farming through the course of a year"

This series of videos (in German and French) introduces the work of organic beekeepers during the course of a year. It was implemented by Thomas Alföldi and Thomas...

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The main aim of the IFOAM Apiculture Forum is to advance the development of organic beekeeping and to encourage the traditional practices employed by sustainable beekeeping. The tasks to be tackled are many and various. More ...

What is organic beekeeping

The principles of organic farming and organic husbandry likewise apply for organic apiculture and the processing of beekeeping products. More ...


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