Our commitments to the beekeeping industry
At Véto-pharma, we are convinced that a company grows not only through results. But also through the synergy and investment of its team, for the development and promotion of its industry.
Our projects are driven by our commitment to defend and promote beekeeping, support beekeepers, raise awareness of the need for the survival of honey bees, and communicate its role in biodiversity in order to support the beekeeping industry and the actions undertaken with our partners.
Other actions undertaken worldwide
- Writing and distribution of a Varroa guide translated into several languages, offering detailed information on the biology of Varroa, its impacts on colonies, ways to monitor and control it, etc.
- The “Valorisons l’abeille et l’apiculture” [Promoting honey bees and beekeeping] national amateur photography competition open to adults and children, with free delivery of a large format exhibition of the 20 best photographs from the competition to municipalities, communities, partners, etc.
- Distribution of bee-friendly seed mixes at gatherings and beekeeping events.
- Participation in local beekeeping events.
- Support for creating educational sticky boards to raise awareness of Varroa monitoring.
Table of Contents Varroa mites are one of the major threats leading to bee colony losses at a global level. Véto-pharma will support Simon Fraser University (SFU) in the development and registration of a new miticide based on the innovative compound recently discovered and patented by SFU. Honey bees, guardians of our biodiversity, are… Continue reading New treatment against Varroa mites: Véto-pharma and Simon Fraser University join forces
The ” Favorite photo” award in the 5th “Let’s value honeybees and beekeeping” amateur photo contest was awarded to Gilles Annès, who lives in France close to Paris. The French and European competition partners: the towns of Chaillac (36) and Valençay (36), the Centre and Berry beekeepers’ union, the national beekeeping unions: UNAF – Abeilles… Continue reading Winner of the “Favorite photo” award of photo contest “Let’s value honey bee and beekeeping” 2023
Véto-pharma and its French and European partners are pleased to announce the 4 winners of France and Europe 2023 edition of the free national amateur photography competition entitled “Let’s promote bees and beekeeping”. As in previous years, the competition aims to raise public awareness of the importance of preserving honey bees and to highlight the… Continue reading Announcement of the winners of the photo contest
The 5th edition of the amateur photo contest “Let’s value honey bee and beekeeping” Véto-pharma opens its doors to Europe
Table of contents The EVA “Espace de Valorisation de l’Abeille” – Véto-pharma organizes until August 31st, 2023, the 5th edition of the amateur photo contest entitled “Let’s value honeybee and beekeeping”. The contest now extends beyond the France’s borders and invites adult and child amateur photographers living in Europe to participate. The fifth edition of… Continue reading The 5th edition of the amateur photo contest “Let’s value honey bee and beekeeping” Véto-pharma opens its doors to Europe
Since its inception in 1982, Véto-pharma has gradually, contributed its quota to the beekeeping world. The light of the company has kept shining, despite the fact 40 years has passed already. Much has been done, yet still, much needs to be done.
EVA–Véto-pharma becomes the company’s reference R&D centre and now hosts its anti-Varroa mite research team
The Véto-pharma R&D team will now occupy part of EVA in order to intensify its search for new active substances to combat major bee predators, including Varroa mites.