How has tech enriched beekeepers in Beijing's Miyun?
Updated 18:49, 04-Jul-2023

Twelve years ago, despite having a long history of beekeeping, Miyun, a surburb of Beijing, had only 600 beekeeping households and 40,000 bee colonies. Today, the number of beekeeping households has risen to 2,144, with 123,500 bee colonies, accounting for 51.5 percent of the total bee population in the Chinese capital and making it the largest beekeeping area in the city. This transformation was driven by the innovative use of multi-box beekeeping, a technique developed by the Institute of Apicultural Research, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. How does it differ from traditional beekeeping methods? How are science and technology benefiting farmers?

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