Monday, January 20, 2020
Havana.- Las Tunas province, in Cuba’s East, surpassed its goal of honey production for 2019 by over five per cent, according to agriculture sources, which pointed out that there was a 449-ton yield delivered from some 9,900 bee hives.
Coincidentally, over 9,000 queen bees were born in the period, all of which are vital to create bee swarms and define the hive’s genetics.
The industry was likewise benefitted by the delivery of 791 kg of propolis and nearly 1,000 of wax, both of which have great demand in view of their various uses.
To support the bee population, the local raisers reforested the territory, by planting such species as kernel pines, fruit trees and precious wood.