promoting the craft of beekeeping and educating the public on the importance of bees in the environment
Wed
05
Sep2018
Whitmore Road, Hanchurch Crossroad, Newcastle under Lyme ST5 4DG

Wally Shaw: Varroa and Deformed Wing Virus

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At Hanchurch Village Hall

Whitmore Road, Hanchurch Crossroad, Newcastle under Lyme ST5 4DG

Thu
06
Sep2018
Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6JS

BIBBA Conference 2018

At Royal Agricultural University

Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6JS

the conference in September offers a wide spectrum of topics; view the programme, with details of speakers and topics; BOOKING NOW OPEN

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The Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders Association (BIBBA)
will hold its biennial conference during 6-9 September 2018 at
the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
All beekeepers are welcomeThe programme contains a wide variety of topics, with three
simultaneous lectures, together with seminars and workshops.
There is something for everyone, whatever your interest or
experience. The three lecture streams are themed as follows:

  • Bee lmprovement  Queen rearing, bee breeding,
    genetics, queen mating, mini-nucs and their
    management, overwintering queens, etc.
  • General beekeeping  Management techniques,
    treatment-free beekeeping, overwintering nucs, comb
    honey, marketing, bee communication, etc.
  • Beginner and beyond  Forage and feeding, wintering,
    swarming, bee space, nutrition, mystery of mating, colony
    cycle, simple management techniques, colony health,
    and more. The three days in this stream will be at a level
    that can help you understand and care for your bees.

more info at bibba.com