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QLD beekeepers use satellite tracking for security

Along with the weather, the threat of pesticides and vandals, hive theft is yet another challenge beekeepers face.

Central Queensland commercial beekeeper Paul Marsh, who is frustrated with thieves, has resorted to modern technology to arrest the problem.

“The first time hives got stolen it was pretty emotional and the last few I just got angry at the thought of someone helping themselves and frustrated that people are still doing this,” he said.

Video and article on ABC Rural