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Is the Animal and Plant Health Agency's - APHA - National Bee Unit website. It is designed for beekeepers and supports Scotland's Bee Health Programme which sets out to protect and sustain our valuable national bee stocks.
is the acronym of the Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders' Association.
BIBBA was founded in 1964, by Beowulf Cooper and others, for the conservation, restoration, study, selection and improvement of the native and near-native honey bees of Britain and Ireland (Apis mellifera mellifera L.).
Membership of BIBBA is open to those who are interested in producing high quality native and near-native honey bees.
Bringing Science to the Beekeeper
A registered educational charity whose objectives are to promote and further the craft of beekeeping. By organising lectures and producing publications, the association enables beekeepers, bee scientists and others interested in bees to keep in touch with the latest research and ideas about bees and related topics. Acting as a bridge between the beekeeper and the scientist.
The BBKA was set up in 1874 to promote and further the craft of beekeeping and to advance the education of the public in the importance of bees in the environment. It is a leading organisation representing beekeepers.
The oldest Association in Scotland. The Association seeks to encourage and promote beekeeping by bringing novice and experienced beekeepers together. A small number of hives are run at the association apiary to provide a teaching resource.
The Informed Voice of British Beekeeping - Your Apimondia Medal Winning Bee Magazine - The Official Journal of the British Beekeepers' Association.
Editor : Claire Waring
Deputy Editors: Stephen Fleming & Richard Rickitt
The online shop is full of beekeeping and candlemaking equipment for the new or experienced beekeeper. They have been manufacturing beekeeping equipment for over 100 years and are known for the quality of the products and the service they offer.
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UK beekeepers and supporters who work as volunteers worldwide to reduce poverty. Working with overseas partners to train low-income communities in beekeeping to generate income and to learn the necessary business skills to make their enterprises sustainable and profitable
Dave Cushman's website is a huge resource that is considered by many to be the world's most comprehensive and authoritative beekeeping website. Dave passed away in 2011. The site is maintained by Roger Patterson