January Lecture

Our Education Officer Ben Harden will be delivering a talk on Foul Brood on 17th January 2019 at the Teagasc Centre, Gorey.  The talk will begin at 7.30pm.   Foul brood is a disease which affects honey bees.  It comes in two strains – American and European.  Ben will detail what this is, how to identify it, and what to do about it should you be affected.

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Beginners Course 2019 Enrolling Now

Contact us to enroll on our annual Beekeeping for Beginners Course, 2019. The course commences in March 2019, and includes five lectures, followed by practical sessions at the Association Apiary. Lectures are on the following topics: 1. Basic Bee Biology 2. Hives and equipment 3. Swarming 4. Harvesting the crop and preparing colonies for winter 5. Pests and Diseases The course (including annual membership) costs €100 (€20 deposit payable before the commencement of the course). 

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