Category Archives: 2020

NUIG Bee Research Survey

NUIG Bee Research Survey NUIG Bee Research Survey Please consider following the link below to the survey from Grace McCormack of NUIG. Everything is explained in the following text and Grace will be only too happy to answer any questions. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NUIG_Bee_Survey Dear Beekeeper, In recent years some beekeepers in Ireland have begun to monitor levels […]

An Efficient Production of Bee Colonies by Flemming B. Thorsen

December Book Review “An Efficient Production of Bee Colonies”,  Author Flemming B. Thorsen Flemming B. Thorsen, a commercial beekeeper who concentrates on breeding pure Danish Buckfast bees. There are no pure English Buckfast bees in Denmark anymore, but he continues to use the methods of Brother Adam from Buckfast Abbey in England Fleming is a […]

Wildflower Meadows by Edward Hill

Wildflower meadows By Edward Hill, North Kildare BKA The planting of wildflower meadows has been encouraged to increase biodiversity and improve the aesthetic amenity of an area. In most garden centres and on-line there are many Wildflower mixes available promoting their benefit of increasing pollinator numbers by providing both Pollen and nectar availability. But how […]