If you couldn't make it to BOAD on Saturday then you would have missed Pete Kennedy's presentation asking for help with a research project examining pyrethroid resistance in Varroa. Put simply they need Varroa mites and in return are happy to provide you with the results of whether the mites from your colony carry a mutation with makes them resistant to pyrethroids. As we've all got … Continue reading the story "Varroa Mites Wanted Dead or Alive!"
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Please click the below link for the current details of forthcoming association meetings from now in to 2014. 2013-14 WCBKA programme Due to unforeseen circumstances this programme maybe subject to change so please do double check the events calender, which will be updated with any new event information.
A Bit Of A Do 2013 is now open for booking. With keynote addresses from Dan Basterfield and Juliet Osborne, as well as shorter sessions by Ruth and Ian Homer as well as James Kilty it is not to be missed! A brief outline of the day can be seen in the BOAD 2013 flyer, and full details, as well as an application pack for … Continue reading the story "Beekeeping Convention 2013"
It is the policy of both the British Beekeepers’ Association and West Cornwall BKA to encourage their members to source their bees from locally raised stock. This is principally because these bees are most likely to be adapted to our local climate and conditions. It makes no sense to expect bees which have evolved in a Mediterranean or other climate to thrive in West Cornwall. … Continue reading the story "Locally raised bees available from members of West Cornwall BKA"
A time lapse photography film, very entertaining.