What’s the buzz? January 2017

News about Bees, Beekeeping and honey from around the world.

Natural Bee Husbandry

Natural Bee Husbandry

‘Natural Bee Husbandry’ will focus on a type of beekeeping which can be described in many ways: sustainable beekeeping, bee-centred beekeeping, apicentric beekeeping, sensitive beekeeping, bee-friendly beekeeping, etc.

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High Time to Stop "Managing" the Bees

Bees

Here are some words from the bee health page of the BBKA’s website followed by an extract from the BBKA’s teaching syllabus:

You must be able to manage varroa in your bees, if you want to be a beekeeper.  Keeping bees is like keeping other animals. You are responsible for their well-being and must be aware of how to keep them healthy…

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Jon Cuthill reveals that our sweet tooth could be in danger of killing the honey bee

Jon Cuthill

Jon Cuthill reveals that our sweet tooth could be in danger of killing the honey bee ,while vets and farmers warn Joe Crowley that government cuts are leaving livestock vulnerable to disease, raising concernsfor food safety, and health correspondent David Fenton asks why a young man with mental health problems had to end up in court before he could get the help he needed…

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