promoting the craft of beekeeping and educating the public on the importance of bees in the environment

SWARMS

If you think you have a swarm, check the guidance at BBKA here



Wed
15
Jan2020

AGM 2020

From 7:00 for 7:30

At Friends Meeting House

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Tue
21
Jan2020

Beginners Evening Course 2020

a series of 7 evening classes on Tuesdays, 8:30 – 9:30pm. 21st January until the 3rd of March

From 8:30 until 9:30

At Leek Community Fire Station

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Sat
21
Mar2020

Beekeeping for Beginners 2020

This course has been designed to give a detailed introduction to those attracted to this hobby.

From 10.00am until 5.00pm

At Wolfson Lecture Theatre

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Register for updates on activities at our apiaries: Longsdon Apiary   &    Stoke Apiary

Oxalic Acid Treatment

Oxalic Acid Treatment

Oxalic acid in December is an effective method of varroa control ...
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Honey Show Information

Honey Show Information

BBKA Show Rules Honey Show schedule Honey Show Entry form ...
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Guide to Swarm Control

Guide to Swarm Control

Wally Shaw gave an excellent talk of swarm control at our meeting in April 2015. His booklet is available free ...
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Interested in Beekeeping?

Interested in Beekeeping?

Sign up for information on future beekeeping courses ...
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Breeding for resistance to <i>Varroa destructor</i> in Europe

Breeding for resistance to Varroa destructor in Europe

The rich variety of native honeybee subspecies and ecotypes in Europe offers a good genetic resource for selection towards Varroa ...
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Beebase

Beebase

Check out the Beebase website; We recommend all members register with Beebase ...
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Seasonal Bee Inspector:

Benjamin Bowen
benjamin.bowen@apha.gov.uk
Mobile No: 07557 178512