Healthy Bees Plan Quarterly Newsletter (Issue 2 - January 2010) for all those interested in honey bee health.
Defra Beekeeping Study Defra has commissioned People Science and Policy Ltd and East Malling Research to conduct a study to better understand new beekeepers' husbandry practices and how these are influenced by the advice available to them.
NBU South-East Region Newsletter 2009 South-East region newsletter with a round-up of all the activities of the inspection team last season (and more). Alan Byham SE Regional Bee Inspector The Food and Environment Research Agency - National Bee Unit.
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Get involved in bee breeding. Like all other forms of life bees can be improved by selective breeding. BIBBA encourages beekeepers to work together in breeding groups. Much has been achieved but more could be done by beekeepers working together. Subs are £20 per annum and the Bee Improvement magazine is included in the subscription fee. See Website.
Sussex Plan for Honey Bee Health and Well Being The Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells Beekeepers Association are holding an open talk "Sussex Plan for Honey Bee Health and Well Being by Professor Francis Ratnieks" on Tuesday 17th February 2015 (7.30pm) @ St. Edith’s Hall, Kemsing, N15 6NA.
Ghosts in the Hive A lecture video given by Ricarda Kather at the National Honey Show 2013 entitled "Ghosts in the Hive - Varroa's life cycle inside a Honey Bee Colony".
South East Region Annual Report 2013 This year the bee inspection season began on April 1st and as usual the team went up to the Food and Environment Agency (FERA) at Sand Hutton, York for our Technical Training Seminar. We always start the season in this way, 3 days of intensive training and revision for Bee Inspectors before the business of inspecting colonies starts in earnest.
Asian Hornet Sighting Following a credible report of an Asian Hornet sighting in the South East area close to Maidstone, Kent; last week a local Bee Inspector was dispatched to carry out further field investigation. SIGHTINGNOT CONFIRMED
NBU South East Region 2012 Season The season began in earnest this year on 26th March. As usual, all of the bee inspectors gathered at the Food and Environment Agency (FERA) at Sand Hutton, York for our Technical Training Seminar. Always a good start to the season, the seminar is 3 days of intensive training for Bee Inspectors, revising our practices etc. ready for the new season ahead. Of course, prior to that, I was busy with lectures to various Associations throughout the SE region.
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