Agriculture and Forestry – May 6, 2014

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Agriculture and Forestry – May 6, 2014

Senators continue their study on the importance of bees and bee health in the production of honey, food and seed in Canada.

Apiculture research scientist from the Government of Alberta, Shelley Hoover discusses the relationship between bee mortality and pesticide treated plants, while Kareena Arthy and Les Davies from the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority outline the agricultural practices in terms of beekeeping and bee farming. (May 6, 2014)