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Spreading the Bee Buzz #9 – Local Bees

The latest in our series on beekeeping for a village magazine – written for non-beekeepers, and to suit the broad range of ages and knowledge among the readers. Beekeepers have sometimes imported foreign breeds. Some large-scale bee farmers still do … Continue reading

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Interesting tidbits

I have finally managed to digest the 53 page document at the core of DEFRA’s public consultation on improving honey bee health. It’s a mass of cross-references, repeated / scattered data and stop-start-in-another-place themes – almost as if they didn’t … Continue reading

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Bees and Biosecurity: Simple measures to control infections and keeping the bees happy.

Trees and Bees, the obvious top bar link. I have been promising to write something up for the blog for a few weeks now. What with the recent furore over Ash Die Back and other tree diseases its been one … Continue reading

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Information on Neonicotinoid Pesticides and Bees

Hi All, I have been dragging my heels on this issue for ages because of difficulties getting a post onto this site. All sorted out now though thanks to Paul and a good search of the territory to see how … Continue reading

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