BBKA Exams Booklist Updated

A new format list has been issued of books recommended for use with BBKA module and husbandry exams. It replaces the previous matrix with a list of titles for each paper headed by the titles currently in print. It also includes generic and freely available categories such as BBKA, FERA and NHS leaflets.

http://www.bbka.org.uk/files/library/book_list_c_1366832549.pdf

Winter colony losses on Radio 4 Farming Today

BBC Radio 4 Farming Today had reports this week that weather conditions in the past year have increased losses of colonies this winter, 50% or more for some beekeepers.

Bee on apple blossom

March of the Beekeepers

Demonstration to lobby the UK Government to ban neonicotinoids, 26th April 10.30am - congregate at the statue of Winston Churchill in Parliament Square

Improving Honey Bee Health - Consultation

Today sees the launch of the public consultation on the ‘Proposed changes to managing and controlling pests and diseases’, which can be found at the following link:
 
 

Sherlock Holmes & The Apprentice Beekeeper

Just to give all of us a feeling of the everyday the BBC have created some new Sherlock Holmes stories - the first of which involves a beekeeper.

Why not listen? Click here

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