Wally Shaw gave an excellent talk of swarm control at our meeting in April 2015. His booklet is available free of charge on the Welsh beekeepers website:
2018 AGM Agenda
Trustee Report AGM 2018
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The rich variety of native honeybee subspecies and ecotypes in Europe oﬀers a good genetic resource for selection towards Varroa resistance.
Oxalic acid in December is an effective method of varroa control
Although Autumn is the traditional time for honey shows, preparations should begin much earlier in the year.
Full and partner members of North Staffs BKA benefit from two types of insurance: third party cover for beekeeping activities and primary hive products cl_2015_policy_wording_1444854145 insurance_certificate_signed_1446737156 Bee disease insurance (BDI) limited cover for destruction due to foulbrood