Author Archives: Alan Green

  • Vita Research Prize 2011

    Vita (Europe) Ltd is calling for applications for its 2011 Vita Research award for honeybee health research. Application information for the prize, valued at up to Euros 10,000, is available on the Vita website The closing date is 1 July 2011. Application form here. Read more…

  • New Vita product to attract swarms

    Vita (Europe) Ltd has unveiled a new swarm attractant product this weekend at the BBKA Spring Convention. Swarming poses beekeepers all sorts of challenges and this new product is designed to help attract swarms in search of a new home. Read more…

  • Newsletter: Hornet trap planned

    Including;  Hornet trap planned, Editorial, Vita R&D News, Sweden’s Dilemma, Buzz words, Photo competition

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  • Bee photo competition

    With the continuing success of the Vita Gallery, a free photo gallery for beekeepers, honeybee health company Vita (Europe) Ltd is launching a photography competition. Anyone can submit up to three photos relating to bees or beekeeping to try to win a cash prize, while at the same time contributing to the enormously popular Gallery ( which is benefitting beekeepers across the globe. Read more…

  • New threat to European honeybees

    A new threat to honeybees is spreading rapidly in France and may reach the UK within the next few seasons. The invading predator is the Asian hornet (Vespa velutina nigrithorax), and it has the power to destroy a honeybee colony within weeks. Vita (Europe) Ltd, the UK-based honeybee health company, plans to have a hornet trap ready by the end of this season.

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  • Newsletter: Asian hornet invasion

    Including;  Asian Hornet Invasion, Editorial, Vita R&D News, Snake Oil’s Enemy, Buzz words, Vita Gallery

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