7 Jun 2013

Midday Rural News for 7 June 2013

From Rural News, 12:35 pm on 7 June 2013

Beekeepers sustain continued heavy losses from varroa mite; scientists attempt to mitigate New Zealand dairy farm methane production; methane estimated at a third of local greehouse gas emissions; long hot summer helps Canterbury's bumper hemp seed harvest, and; Southland Regional Council warns of the perils of the Chinchilla.