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The Almond Centre of Excellence (ACE)

Imagine walking amongst almond trees that are just about to burst into bloom, with bees foraging amongst nearby native vegetation, and in cover-crops, waiting for the swollen buds to unfold. This is the picture of sustainable bee-friendly practices envisioned by the Almond Board of Australia (ABA).

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Bee Friendly wines in the Margaret River region

Wayfinder in Western Australia’s Margaret River wine region has wider ambitions than simply creating a delicious drop in a bottle. Theirs is a long-term vision to integrate habitat conservation, environmental restoration, and organic certification for their vineyard and farm.

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Where do native bees live

Did you know, that only 30% of Australia’s native bees nest in pre-existing cavities, such as bee hotels. The other 70% nest in the ground. As she digs a vertical burrow, the female bee mostly uses her mandibles to move soil up and behind her body. Once an appropriate amount of soil has gathered behind her, the bee pushes the load up and out of the burrow, using sonication of her body to assist in

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We’re Hiring – Farm Technical Liaison Officer

Do you have the skills to support farmers as they transition to become Bee Friendly Farming® CERTIFIED? We’re looking for someone who is experienced in undertaking farm field work in production agriculture to join our team. This is a casual position requiring about 1 day per week working from home. Key Responsibilities for this role are to: Activity 1 Review and Assess Bee Friendly Farming CERTIFIED Applications and where necessary: Liaise with applicants and seek

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