Initiatives are continuing here in St. Lucia to expand apiculture. Bee-keeping is an industry with lots of promise as demand grows for honey and its by-products.
The Iyanola Apiculture Collective has been hosting a series of seminars introducing bee-keepers to Colony Expansion Techniques. The sessions focus on How to Introduce Queen Cells, Virgin Queens and Mated Queens.
The seminars also feature Live Virgin Queen Introduction demonstrations.
It was reported in 2019 that there are approximately 3000 bee-hives in St. Lucia.