AUSTRALIA: Honey prices rise on bushfire destruction
With about 800 beehives on the south coast of New South Wales destroyed during the recent bushfires, and a largely poor season nationwide, Australian honey prices have seen a record rise. New South Wales Agriculture said it could be as long as seven years before burnt-out plant varieties such as banksias, which bees feed on, have recovered to the point where they flower "in a way that is useful to bees".
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