Flood kills 250,000 honeybees at Fukuoka apiary

Jul 25, 2017

Flood kills 250,000 honeybees at Fukuoka apiary

Heavy rain in the northern part of Kyushu earlier this month killed all 250,000 honeybees kept at an apiary in the city of Asakura, Fukuoka Prefecture. Fujii Bee Farm, founded in 1909, is located in the city's Hishino district near the Chikugo River. Both its ...

Insecticides pit trees against bees

| Jun 16, 2013

Insecticides pit trees against bees

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"That's where they're going to spray." Organic farmer Naoki Tachikawa, 43, is standing on the edge of one of his tiny rice fields in the Shiga district of Matsumoto, central Nagano Prefecture, pointing at two low hills that embrace the upper reaches of the terraced ...