October 22, 2019
Agriculture Ministry urges beekeepers to protect honeybees during mosquito fogging
Beekeepers are being urged to take special precautions in the management of their beehives during aerial spraying and fogging.
Chief Plant Protection Officer in the Apiculture Unit of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hugh Smith asserted that the chemical being used to eradicate mosquito is hazardous to the honey bees at all stages.
These are eggs, larvae, pre-pupae and adults.