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How Many Beekeepers

In the UK there are approximately 44,000 beekeepers looking after around 240,000 hives.
They produce 6000 tones of honey per year.
Each hive is worth about £400 to the agricultural economy.
We produce only 20% of the honey we consume - the rest is imported.

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Healthy Bees Plan Newsletter October 2010

Fera is an Executive Agency of Defra October 2010 quarterly newsletter on progress with implementing the Healthy Bees Plan. Updates are available via beebase:

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