Author Archives: Ian

February

On warm, sunny days you might see the workers taking cleansing flights, after all they have been feeding on their stores all winter and they keep the hive clean by storing waste internally. The queen will be producing more worker … Continue reading

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January

Very little activity in the hive, the queen is surrounded by thousands of workers. Some worker brood will be raised but there is a total absence of drones. Little to be done by the beekeeper other than keeping an eye … Continue reading

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Annual Lincolnshire Agricultural Show

The 127th. Annual Lincolnshire Agricultural Show takes place on the 22nd. and 23rd. June 2011. Please find attached copies of the 2011 annual honey show schedule and entry forms. Could you please distribute to your members either by email or … Continue reading

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A series of articles

A series of bee related article courtesy of the Guardian. Please follow this link.

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Pesticide Linked to Colony Collapse Disorder

Pesticide Already Illegal in Germany, Italy & France Based on Scientific Findings (Clothianidin). SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, D.C – Beekeepers and environmentalists today called on EPA to remove a pesticide linked to Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), citing a leaked EPA … Continue reading

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