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.
South-East Honey Survey 2013
Each year I ask beekeepers on my mailing list for information on honey yields and prices in the South East Region. My thanks are due to those who have contributed to the 2013 survey. This year I have had 414 replies.
KBKA Half Year Membership Form 2013
Kent Bee-keepers' Association (KBKA) membership application. ONLY for new members joining between January & August 2013. Members pay their local branch treasurer.
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.
South-East Honey Survey 2012
As always, I will start my report by thanking all the beekeepers who have taken the time to respond to my request for honey crop and price statistics. This year I’ve had an absolutely fabulous response with 470 replies.
Report on Bees and Neonicotinoids
Major report on bees and Neonicotinoids from the directorate general of the European parliament.
BBKA Autumn Review
It has been a busy autumn here at the BBKA and although you may not see exactly what is going on, this is my opportunity to advise you of the some of the work that has been and is being undertaken.