(NW) Beekepers Appeal for Urgent Adoption of State Regulation of Direct Subsidies

December 12 (BTA) Low buy-out prices, problems with the health of bee colonies because of the lack of adequate control and prophylactic checks on the part of the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, as well as poisoning of the bees with pesticides are the greatest challenges faced by the branch, the Chairman of Sofia’s Beekeper Union chapter, Mihail Mihailov, told a BTA-hosted news conference on Thursday.