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Swarm Control - The HORSLEY BOARD

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North East Region Annual Bee Report 2011

This is a new feature written by Mr Ivor Flatman - Regional Bee Inspector North East Region.

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YBKA Queen Breeding Programme

Yorkshire Beekeepers Association (Y.B.K.A.) want to establish a county wide queen breeding programme to provide queens and nucs ’in house’ for all new beekeepers, for expansion of an existing apiary and for replacement of poor stock. Some good news on the Bee Health program in England. If you haven't seen the announcement by Hilary Benn yet, please see the link below.


Apis UK News

There's a new Northern Bee Books Book - William Charles Cotton MA 1813 - 1879 Priest, Missionary and Bee Master, by Arthur R Smith, In 1841 Cotton decided, against his father's wishes, to go with George Selwyn, who had just been appointed as the first Bishop of New Zealand. He gained a first class honours in Classics at Oxford, he wrote a number of books on beekeeping, available at £9.00 postage paid from Northern Bee Books.   


More News horsley%20board.pdf Return to Home Page OUT-APIARY FACILITIES  Mr David Noddings has space on his land at COCKFIELD FELL for any beekeepers who wish to keep their hives in a safe and secure environment. Please ring David on 01325 462658 for further information. NE_Region_Annual_Report_2011[1].pdf