First Apiary meeting of the year for WDBKA members

Members of WDBKA gathered at the apiary on Saturday 6th April for the first meeting of the season. Not surprisingly the weather was deemed too cold to open hives and inspect the colonies.

Hives were hefted to assess the weight of stores to keep the bees going whilst the cold snap continues. Varroa trays were […]

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Ged Marshall at the Dorset Beekeepers’ Association (DBKA) AGM

On March 3rd members from across Dorset gathered to support the AGM of the Dorset Beekeepers Association.

Caroline Dilke has recorded the key points from the presentation by our guest speaker, Ged Marshall.

Ged Marshall, a commercial beekeeper since the 1980s, runs 200-400 hives and reaps about 10 tons of honey in a good year. […]

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