Varroa mite emergency zone expanded to Calga and Sydney, but hopes remain that the eradication plan will work, says NSW Agriculture Minister Dugald Saunders and Dr Cooper Schouten, as DPI euthanises honey bees in Newcastle

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By Damon Cronshaw
June 30 2022 - 9:00am
Expanding: Three emergency zones have now been established in a bid to contain the varroa mite. The latest zone is around Calga and Sydney.

The NSW Department of Primary Industries has established a third emergency zone in its bid to eradicate the deadly varroa mite.

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