Category Archive: Beekeeping News

News of interest to Beekeepers and those interested in the world of Bees.

Sep 14

And another one!

Hello Beekeepers, another Hornets nest has been found on Jersey, full details can be found HERE “So far this year seven nests have been found. These comprise three secondary nests (the two discovered this week and another at Archirondel), as well as four primary nests – one near Fliquet, one in a beehive in St …

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Sep 10

Channel Isles Hornet nest

Hello Beekeepers! Here is the latest news on the Asian Hornet front! The channel isles are being vigilant and have successfully destroyed another nest at Tortival on Guernsey. Our thanks go to all our Beekeeping friends on the Channel Islands, keep up the good work! – WebBee Please click here to download if it does …

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Aug 14

Tavistock Extraction Day

Honey Extraction Day At Lewdown Victory Hall, EX20 4DP On Saturday 19th August from 11.00am Suitable for those who have small amounts of honey  or a bit more! Or anyone with a general interest in the process, If you wish to attend, Please contact Roy Stacey 01566 783267 or email him on  roystacey3@gmail.com  >>>>>Bring and …

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Aug 14

Check your bees FEED STATUS!

Check your bees have enough feed! Hello beekeepers, It is the time of year when the beekeeper looks towards the end of the season and the bees should be working for themselves after the beekeeper has taken off the honey. However due to this years intermittent weather and the early start of the summering flowers; that …

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Mar 29

Asian Hornet watch APP launched!

Hello Beekeepers! A new informational mobile application has been produced By FERA and the BRC to record possible Asian Hornet sightings has been developed, more details HERE It is both compatible with Android and Apple devices, and it is strongly suggested you download and have this available to help provide information to members of the public …

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Mar 20

Asian Hornet trap comparison

Hello Beekeepers! If you are interested about developing your own Asian Hornet traps you might find this interesting? Here is a comparison of differing Asian hornet trap designs carried out by the French Agricultural Research Group (INRA), the conclusion seems to be a wide deep funnel with the addition of talc gives the best capture ratio. …

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Jan 15

Tavistock Beekeepers newsletters

  Hello Beekeepers! Here is a new way to get all the electronic copies of our published newsletters click the link HERE or go to the Tavistock website newsletter page HERE – WebBee      

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Nov 27

Asian Hornet page added

Hello Beekeepers! I have added a new page to the website linking information and resources about the Asian hornet, you might find some of the information useful if you are to prepare for the arrival of the Asian Hornet in the UK. Lets hope the winter weather kills off any overwintering Queens and that the …

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Nov 07

Tavistock November Newsletter 2016

Hello Beekeepers! we have re-started a contact newsletter for Tavistock Beekeepers members, other Beekeepers may be interested in the contents so it will also be posted on the website HERE Any comments or items for inclusion can be e-mailed to Chris Binns the editor dustybee@msn.com -WebBee

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Nov 07

Tavistock Beekeepers – 2017 Renewal

Hello Beekeepers! Its the time when you want to huddle by the fire and read a good bee book, and also catch up with those important things that matter, like your Tavistock Beekeepers renewal! The new renewal form is in the membership section of the website HERE There have been some slight changes from last year. …

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