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The I&ES BKA Teaching Apiary 2020 Programme

Teaching Apiary at Wherstead Park IP9 2BJ (directions)

 
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Date 'Special’ activity in addition to routine tasks in the apiary
Leader Attending
2pm Sun 26th Apr 2020Smoker fuels & how to light them. Hive tools; colony records. Other useful bits & pieces.BBarrie Powell Lisa Davis
Ali Bradshaw
Hugo Sacker
2pm Sun 3rd May 2020How to open and inspect a colony.BPaul White Lisa Davis
Hugo Sacker
6pm Wed 6th May 20206:00 pm. Practical evening meeting. Box & frame making. Dummy Basic AssessmentB
2pm Sun 10th May 2020Finding & marking queens. Bait hives.Richard Allen Lisa Davis
Hugo Sacker
2pm Sun 17th May 2020Bailey Comb Change, Shook SwarmJeremy Quinlan Lisa Davis
Hugo sacker
2pm Sun 24th May 2020When to super.Looking for disease - how to shake bees off a comb.BBarrie Powell Lisa Davis
2pm Sun 31st May 2020Swarm control. Taking a swarm.BPaul White Lisa Davis
Hugo sacker
2pm Sun 7th Jun 2020Making nucs.Richard Allen Lisa Davis
Hugo Sacker
2pm Sun 14th Jun 2020Extracting honey. Barrie Powell Hugo Sacker
2pm Sun 21st Jun 2020Queen introductionJeremy Quinlan Lisa Davis
Hugo Sacker
2pm Sun 5th Jul 2020Taking a sample for Nosema examination. Chalk Brood.Paul White Lisa Davis
Hugo sacker
2pm Sun 12th Jul 2020Wasps. Varroa monitoring.Richard Allen Hugo sacker
2pm Sun 19th Jul 2020Uniting.Jeremy Quinlan Lisa Davis
Hugo Sacker
2pm Sun 26th Jul 2020Varroa monitoring and treatmentsBarrie Powell Lisa Davis
Hugo Sacker
2pm Sun 2nd Aug 2020Feeding: calculating how much to feed, what to feed and how and when to give it.Paul White
2pm Sun 9th Aug 2020Other preparations for winter.Jeremy Quinlan Lisa Davis
2pm Sun 16th Aug 2020Sterilisation; fumigation of combs; preserving hives; preventing wax moth, mouse and woodpecker damage.Richard Allen Lisa Davis
Sessions considered particularly helpful to those intending taking the BBKA’s Basic Assessment have been marked B.
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