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The Neonicotinoid View: A Look Back At Neonicotinoids in Australia

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In 2012, a commercial beekeeper named Jeffrey Gibbs was on the show to talk about a dire situation Australian beekeepers were experiencing. Next week, Jeffrey will be our featured guest to talk about what has happened. For now, it is important for people to understand exactly what transpired four years ago and how things have digressed since. 

In this encore presentation, of “The Neonicotinoid View” co-hosts, June Stoyer and Tom Theobald talk to Jeffrey Gibbs, CEO of Northern Light Candle Company, Australia and CEO of Beeswax Australia to discuss his paper, "Neonicotinoids in Australia". Jeffrey has 36 years personal experience as commercial beekeeper - running up to 2,000 hives! He is currently in contact with dozens of Australian commercial beekeepers – specifically in areas of large honey flows, particularly North Western NSW. He previously sat on the board of The Honey Corporation, Australia and is currently on the board of NASAA Standards Committee (Australian Organic Certifiers) Jeffrey is the author of award-winning paper, Neonicotinoids in Australia, published in Australasian Beekeeper Journal 2011-2012. Stay tuned!

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