The Association’s 2015 Honey Show was on the 19th of September in Liss and what a show it was. Nearly 150 entries of glowing honeys, scrumptious cakes and clean wax. And I have never seen wax models to match these amazing dogs!
October 1st ‘Why Microscopy’ talk – more details under the Diary page.
The Hampshire BKA Convention will be held at Sparsholt College onSaturday 14th November 2015. The speakers will be: Prof Dave Goulson -his book “The Sting in the Tale” is a delight; Prof David Evans “Varroa and viruses – a dangerous combination”; Simon Croson “Beekeeping through the Camera Lens” and Nigel Semmence will be telling us what we need to be concentrating on in 2016. There will be stands – the usual suspects such as Thornes, Compak, and Northern Bee Books, plus Arnia and Brunel. The programmes and tickets will be distributed early in September.
A new page to be found under ‘web resources’ – Nathan’s Web Gems.
Small hive beetle in Calabria. Pundits are suggesting it will be with us in the UK within a couple of years. update with maps 19 March 2015