Plan Bee racks up the miles as it meets with queen breeders across Australia

PlanBee ( – not the movie! – is an initiative of Agrifutures Australia launched in 2020 to improve honey bee genetics in Australia. The group has recently announced that Australia will continue to be home to a national honey bee genetic program until at least April 2024 as Plan Bee has been extended for another year.
The group puts out a newsletter updating beekeepers and others interested in bees about their activities. News in the latest publication includes reports from on the road where genetic testing of queens is underway. Next stop, Kangaroo Island in SA. To find out more about Plan Bee and receive updates see

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