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To collect a pound of honey a bee might have to fly a distance equivalent to twice round the world. This is likely to involve more than 10,000 flower visits on perhaps 500 foraging trips.
A worker honeybee in summer lives only 6 to 8 weeks from the time she hatches as an adult bee. Before that, it takes just 3 weeks for her to develop from an egg.

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Sussex Plan for Honey Bee Health and Well Being

Published 4.Jan.2015, 11:35pm

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The Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells Beekeepers Association would like to extend an invitation to other KBKA and beekeepers from adjacent associations to attend an interesting and informative talk.

Title: Sussex Plan for Honey Bee Health and Well Being by Professor Francis Ratnieks (Professor of Apiculture at the University of Sussex).

Date: Tuesday 17th February 2015 at 7.30pm.

Venue: St. Edith’s Hall, Kemsing, TN15 6NA.

Contact: Ellen Montelius.
Tel: 077653 23075.

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