I’ve started getting some material together to read whilst my arm is out of action. I’ll be charging my Nook up and getting them on the sd card that it’s got. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/119672#/summary This is a great resource full of old books. It’s got a few good ones for beekeeping in – including: https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/119672#/summary – click on… Continue reading Interesting source of old books
http://agdev.anr.udel.edu/maarec/educational-resources/maarec-fact-sheets/ Basic Biology and Management of the Japanese Hornfaced Bee Pollination Contracts – 5.4 Moving Bees – 5.3 Pollination – 5.2 Bees and Bears – 4.10 Bee Diseases and their Control – 4.9 IPM for Beekeepers – 4.8 Varroa Mites – 4.7 Small Hive Beetle – 4.6 Wax Moth – 4.5 Stinging Insect Control –… Continue reading Resource – MAAREC Fact Sheets
The BBKA have updated the past module papers to include the March 2016 papers. I’ve downloaded them all and had a look through the one I sat. I then had a look over modules one and two. I’ve downloaded them all for my revision for the next modules too.
A little leaflet – 3 pages One – methods of queen introduction Two – swarm flowchart three – The Modified Snelgrove Method Of Management
Lovely blog here Beespoke info – This bit is about making skeps. One of the other posts is about March flowers. Dandelions get a mention. They are amazing flowers really – there’s been the odd one out since January here.
Andy Willis shared a photo on FB of one of his hives with loads of supers on. They’re all different ways – 90′ to each other. He believes it encourages the bees to think of each comb as separate reducing the amount that end up glued together so that honey comb is broken when you… Continue reading Honey boxes at 90′
There’s lots of great information about from Australia. https://rirdc.infoservices.com.au/items/14-098 I have just printed chapter 17!