Monthly Archives: September 2014

DARD statement on Small hive beetle

Could it reach Northern Ireland? Yes, it could. Although indigenous to Africa, it has spread to a number of countries around the world. There is a significant risk that the Small hive beetle could be transported and introduced into N. … Continue reading

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Small hive beetle outbreak confirmed in Italy

No coverage yet in the UK or Irish press but this is a serious bee pest with the potential to destroy a colony. Click the translate button if you don’t read Italian.

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