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Newsletter – Issue 75 October 2016

Sadly Jan Davis has decided to give up editing the branch newsletter after 16 years. That is some achievement and she has performed wonders with our little snippets of news in producing regular attractive and informative publications. For her swansong she has produced not one but two newsletters! The second is full of photos and […]

WOULD YOU LIKE TO STUDY FOR MODULE 1 HONEY BEE MANAGEMENT?

I’ve been approached by a couple of branch members who expressed an interest in taking one of the modules. I have suggested that Module 1 (Honey bee Management) is a good one to start with. Details can be found at:

http://www.bbka.org.uk/files/library/module_1_syllabus_1377545533.pdf

The self study groups make their own arrangements, follow the syllabus, study as a […]

Beekeeping Year – October

Things to do this month:-

Check stability of the hives Reduce inspections Add mouse guards and protect from wood peckers etc. Heft hives and give last feed for winter Monitor mite drop <10/day OK >10/day (Apiguard not effective) consider Kramer plates or dusting with icing sugar […]