Warral Waggles

A waggle is a special kind of dance bees use to communicate with each other, so we thought we'd share some waggles of our own to keep you updated on our business, our products and more generally on the fascinating world of bees.

Varroa mite detected in Australia

July 3, 2022

Expected but also dreaded, the Varroa mite that has decimated hives overseas has been detected in Australia. It’s not the first time this has happened, with an outbreak in the port of Melbourne in 2018 that was able to be eradicated. However, that case was kept containted to the ship;…

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Everything we did and learnt at the 2022 Australian Bee Congress

June 22, 2022

It’s an exciting time for those of us passionate about bees, with greater awareness of their importance in our food system and biodiversity, millions being poured into research, more interest from consumers about their honey, and biosecurity and climate being a constant threat to our historically healthy, thriving industry. So…

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Lindsay a runner up in the Australian Beekeeper of the Year awards

June 11, 2022

Warral Maldon Owner/Managing Director Lindsay Callaway has won runner up in the 2022 Australian Beekeeper of the Year awards, from the Australian Honey Bee Industry Council! After being nominated for the big prize a couple of months ago as the finalist for Victoria, Lindsay was invited to Brisbane with the…

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Positioning Warral Maldon: from treetop to tabletop

April 14, 2022

Agricultural businesses don’t often have to think about marketing in a traditional commerical way, but we see that slowly changing. The benefits of using these tools to differente yourself, articulate what you do best and give the business more opportunities are definitely making themselves clear. In fact, this topic was…

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Download the spec sheet for our custom-built bee-moving trucks

June 28, 2021

In a song all too familiar for us in Victoria, COVID got in the way of us attending the Bee Industry Council of Western Australia conference in June, where Lindsay was set to present on how we’ve set up our trucks to move bee hives. First, we couldn’t go over…

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Q&B with Lindsay: autumn 2021 edition

May 27, 2021

As one of Australia’s foremost bee experts, Lindsay gets a lot of questions, which he’s more than happy to share his knowledge on. Here are some of the most common ones. Q: Where does the name ‘Warral’ come from? Lindsay: In 1967, my mum and dad found the word ‘warral’…

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