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What is BPRACTICES all about? A new video explains BPRACTICES project and which results have been achieved across Europe to enhance good beekeeping practices based on sustainable and science-based raccomandations.
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“Guidelines on sustainable management of honey bee diseases in Europe” is the title of the latest publication released by BPRACTICES team.
The document stands for one the main outputs of BRACTICES project, i.e. the definition of best cross-EU good beekeeping practices (GBPs) the best... Read more »
One of the main goal of the BPRACTICES project is to define harmonized good beekeeping practices (GBPs) and biosafety measures in beekeeping (BMBs).
Here you can see the first attempt to list harmonized GBPs and BMBs in collaboration with researchers and beekeepers of... Read more »
A round table was held on December 12 in Rome at the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Lazio e della Toscana on the economic impact of the good practices in apiculture, that is one of the core aspects and outputs of BPRACTICES project.
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Are you a honey buyer living in Austria or Slovenia?
Take part in the honey survey and let us know what information you are interested in about the product! Your opinion will help us to improve honey traceability according to the information desired... Read more »
In the last weeks, the BPRACTICES team started evaluating the innovative honey traceability system based on QRCode/RFID technology and the web application developed by the research team as one of the project outcomes.
By means of focus groups, the research team collected consumers' insights... Read more »
Are you a beekeeper?
Please help us to improve bee health by answering a few questions. Your opinion is important to us.
The BPRACTICES team invites you to participate in a series of surveys to assess beekeeper’s knowledge on:
main honey bee diseases and... Read more »
In the next weeks, the BPRACTICES team will launch a survey targeting honey buyers. The activity is part of the WP7 "New traceability system" and will be run in Italy by the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie. A sample of consumers responsible... Read more »
After one year and a half from the start (February 2017), the BPRACTICES project has now come at its intermediate stage. The first year goals have been widely and successfully achieved, and the team is working hard to sustain this positive trend... Read more »