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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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Warning of Droughts in Kent

This year has seen the hottest April since records began. May has so far not been so warm but there has been little or no rain in the last couple of months.

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