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Our Winter programme of Better Beekeeping sessions(formerly called Novice meetings) is now on the Calendar. Meetings are held at Goldsithney St Piran's Hall every month.
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.