The I&ES BKA Teaching Apiary 2017 Programme

Teaching Apiary at Humber Doucy Lane IP4 3QG (directions)

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Date 'Special’ activity in addition to routine tasks in the apiary
Leader Attending
2pm Sun 30th Apr 2017How to light a smoker; fuels to use.Barrie Powell Kim Brignell
Jane Corcoran
Peter winder
Sue Horrex
Heather Carter
Karen best
2pm Sun 7th May 2017How to open and inspect a colony.Jeremy Quinlan Kim Brignell
Peter winder
2pm Sun 14th May 2017Bailey Comb Change.Paul White Kim Brignell
2pm Sun 21st May 2017Looking for disease, how to shake bees off a comb.Richard Allen Kim Brignell
Peter winder
2pm Sun 28th May 2017Swarm control - with & without finding the queen.Barrie Powell Kim Brignell
2pm Sun 4th Jun 2017Making nucs.Paul White
2pm Sun 11th Jun 2017Taking a swarm.Jeremy Quinlan
2pm Sun 18th Jun 2017Shook swarm.Richard Allen
2pm Sun 25th Jun 2017Taking a sample for Nosema examination. Chalk Brood.Barrie Powell
2pm Sun 2nd Jul 2017Finding & marking queens. WaspsJeremy Quinlan Kim Brignell
2pm Sun 9th Jul 2017Varroa monitoring.Paul White
2pm Sun 16th Jul 2017Uniting.Richard Allen
2pm Sun 23rd Jul 2017Varroa treatment.Barrie Powell
2pm Sun 30th Jul 2017Feeding: calculating how much to feed and how and when to give it.Jeremy Quinlan Kim Brignell
2pm Sun 6th Aug 2017Preparations for winter.Paul White Kim Brignell
2pm Sun 13th Aug 2017Sterilisation; fumigation of combs; preserving hives; preventing wax moth, mouse and woodpecker damage.Richard Allen Kim Brignell
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