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Knowledge Base and Advice

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AFB, EFB, Chalk-brood, Sac-brood & other diseases. Also, Wasps, Asian Hornet, Mice, Small Hive Beetle and other pests.

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Honey extraction and other processes. How to collect and use wax, pollen, propolis.

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Pros and cons of several common hive types and equipment commonly used in beekeeping. Smoker use.

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Find out about the Varroa mite, its effect on colonies, monitoring for mite levels and treatments.

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How to select and organise an apiary site. Information on forage by month and how to improve forage.

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Development, castes, mating, physiology. Robbing, defence, worker duties and behaviour.


How to do a hive inspection and what to do with your bees each month.

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Strengthen a colony; swarm behaviour, winter and spring management and queen rearing.

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Describes mild to severe reactions and how to treat.

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Finding, marking, caging, year colours, re-queening, species, keeping her safe.

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