Beekeeper, Rylstone, NSW
Joe has been a commercial beekeeper all his life. He has also been a commercial stud queen bee breeder for the past 42 years. He currently runs about 800 honey hives and produces from 600 – 800 breeder queens a year. He currently still maintains 6 pure queen lines, 3 Italian, 2 Caucasian and 1 Carnolian.
For more than 22 years he has run a CFTM (controlled flight time mating) complex at his home property with great success.