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December Meeting 11th

Christmas Quiz The next meeting is on Monday 11th December at 7.30 and is the annual quiz night which is a great social event. Feel free to bring along snacks or any other goodies to share afterwards. Winter Varroa Treatment … Continue reading

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Next Meeting: 13th November

Pollen: From Flower to Food This talk will consist of 3 sections, 1: the production pollen by flowers, 2: the  mechanism bees use in flight to transfer pollen to the hive, 3; the importance of pollen to the honey bee. … Continue reading

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Introductory Course on Beekeeping

We will have information on this site shortly about how to register for the 2018 Preliminary Beekeeping course. The registration process is different this year and we are currently setting up a page with instructions. Please note we will run … Continue reading

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October Meeting

The October meeting will be on 9th and will feature a talk from Patrick Lundy on Honey Bee Democracy. This is a rerun of Patrick’s talk at Gormanston this year and is drawn from Tom Seeley’s book as well as … Continue reading

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Honey Show 2017

This year the Honey Show will take place  on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th of September. More details can be found here Honey Show 2017

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September Meeting

The September Association meeting will take place at 7.30 on 11th in the usual venue, CFC Hall Holywood. The meeting will comprise the following items: 1) Beekeeping Video – 35mins 2) Presentation on Butterfly Breeding in Africa, Adam Reid – 40mins … Continue reading

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UBKA 2017 Conference

10th &11th March – UBKA 2017 Conference. The Conference takes place at Greenmount Agricultural College Antrim. You can find information and book online at https://www.ubka.org This is a fantastic event that offers up to date information, for beekeepers of all … Continue reading

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