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Honey on Burns’ Night

On 25th January twenty three beekeepers gathered together on a very cold evening at Kenn Village Hall. Stephen Brain was running a course on honey and how to calibrate and use a refractometer.

The first part of the talk was about what the properties of honey are and what substances it contains. Stephen then explained […]

Beekeeping Year – January

Here’s what you should be doing this month:-

Clean and prepare spare equipment (Supers, Nuc boxes, Replacement brood frames, Spare brood boxes, Queen excluders) Plan your activities for the year (Increase, maximise honey crop, queen replacement, queen rearing, new techniques) Attend all branch meetings Read some beekeeping books Consider taking some assessments (Basic, Husbandry, Modules […]