|Together with cooperation from researchers at
Iwate University and other institutions the Japanese honey bees
aerial copulation sites were established for the first time.
| July 1990
||The cultivation of queen bees
was first successfully achieved.
| March 1991
|The joint study group of the association and Iwate
University published results in Science magazineﾕs Insectarium.
||A patent was awarded for the
construction of artificial bee nests using aerospace cellulose
|Kyodo News agency came to interview the association
about bee aerial copulation.
| October 1993
||The association was awarded
the Japan Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries prize
at the TOYP, sponsored by the Japan Junior Chamber of Commerce.
||Studies were conducted to attract bees to certain
breeding sites and to improve the construction of artificial
nests for the breeding of queen bees.
||Studies were conducted to allow
the symbiotic habitation of western and Japanese honey bees,
to discover the feeding preferences of Japanese honey bees and
the successful long-distance transportation of their nests.
|JAICA visitors from Paraguay came to observe the
| December 1998
|In the Aska region near Morioka
a meeting was held to discuss the promotion of the association
and it was decided to build a honey bee village.
||An easy-to-understand manual on breeding the Japanese
honey bee was produced (Japanese only) entitled The Japanese
||In Aska near Morioka 30 beehives
were established at the Japan Honey Bee Village.
||Horse Chestnut and Tulip trees were planted at
the Japan Honey Bee Village. Special ridges to protect from
cold were constructed.