2015 ConventionA date for your diaries - and open to all Keepers of Bees! 12th September 2015 at the Burrell Theatre, Truro School, Truro TR1 1TH. Bookings open on 1st July 2015. Application forms now available under the Beekeeping Convention tab.
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Aluminium sulphate solution has long been known to counter insect stings. Unlike antihistamines this treatment is absorbed through the skin and denatures the venom before it has a chance to stimulate a reaction. Until a couple of years ago you could buy a small spray applicator under the name "Stingose" which contained a 20% solution of aluminium sulphate, but this has now been discontinued due … Continue reading the story "Anti-Sting Treatment"
BeeBase Is the Fera National Bee Unit website, providing a wealth of information designed to help beekeepers by providing free information to assist them look after their bees and keep them healthy. The recent cases of American Foul Brood in our patch has emphasised the importance of all beekeepers being registered on BeeBase. It has allowed the bee disease inspectorate to know about and visit nearby apiaries. … Continue reading the story "Beebase"
A time lapse photography film, very entertaining.