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Concern in Orange as Varroa Mite 'Destructor' bee parasite threatens hives, prices, and fruit production

William Davis
By William Davis
Updated June 28 2022 - 3:16am, first published June 27 2022 - 6:30pm
Deadly bee mite detected in NSW prompts destruction of hives, triggers statewide lockdown.

Beekeepers in Orange are on high alert, amid fears a parasitic-outbreak could decimate hives, increase costs, and trigger fruit shortages.

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