Story: Beekeeping

Flowing with honey

Flowing with honey

Even with the best management, honey production is dependent on the climate during spring and summer. Drought, strong winds and wet weather can all limit clover yields and, therefore, honey production. Here, Blair Dale, co-owner of Strathdale Honey of Middlemarch, celebrates a good year in 2005, after two poor previous seasons.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 22 March 2005, p. 1
Photograph by Stephen Jaquiery

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Allan Gillingham, 'Beekeeping - First bees and early beekeeping', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 July 2024)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008