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Annual UBKA conference

The annual UBKA conference will take place on 9th &10th March 2018 2018 . The Conference takes place at Greenmount Agricultural College Antrim. You can find information and book online at https://www.ubka.org Advertisements

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January 2018 Meeting

Monday 8th January 7.30pm CFC, High Street, Holywood   Mini Lecture and Honey/Mead Tasting   Following the same format as last year we will have the items listed below: Winter Varroa – treatment and hive insulation for January Making Insulation – … Continue reading

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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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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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