Is the deadly varroa mite marching towards South Australia?

Greg Mayfield
By Greg Mayfield
Updated July 1 2022 - 6:40am, first published June 30 2022 - 1:00am
RISK: Honey production is at risk after the varroa mite was found in eastern states beehives.

Fears have been raised about the bee pest, varroa mite, possibly entering South Australia through the harbour of Port Pirie.

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Greg Mayfield

Greg Mayfield

Group Editor SA

As editor, I am responsible for 11 mastheads around the state. I have more than 45 years' experience in newspapers and digital platforms. I am lucky to have an enthusiastic and dedicated team of journalists working with me.