A young beekeeper from the Cape West Coast has clinched a top award at one of the world’s leading honey shows.
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Until now, little research had focused on how honey bees actually perform as blueberry pollinators in South Africa. In this article, first published in The
Darran Colquhoun has been using a wheelchair for the past 24 years due to a rare disease called syringphydromyelia, but that hasn’t prevented him from keeping bees. He talks about his love for bees and the challenges he has had to overcome.
Nico Langenhoven, 81, was recently awarded a lifetime honorary membership of the Western Cape Bee Industry Association. We caught up with him at his home in Paarl to find out more about his lifelong association with bees.