This lockdown newsletter includes: date of next committee meeting; ‘Lockdown AGM‘ proposal; longstanding Treasurer resigns; change of Association Secretary coming; Zoom Q&A session for members hosted by Vice-chair (16 September); latest news from the Association Apiary and extractor-for-hire news.
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As per the warning from the BBKA, the bees had been fed, but despite this they did not draw any feed.
Other hives were checked for feed and entrances reduced.
Full report HERE
We can now accept a couple of members as assistant beekeepers at each inspection day. Inspections can now take place with more than one lead beekeeper with a similar number of assistants. Please contact us if you would like to take part.
|Day||Session||Lead Beekeeper||Assistant Beekeeper(s)|
|19/09/2020||Sat||Check and Feed||John||.|
|26/09/2020||Sat||Check and …|
Extraction day was Saturday 8th August. We tried our best to remain Covid-19 safe by limiting number of participants and holding two shifts. And it was HOT!!
The harvest was not as great as previous years, not least because we have reduced the number of hives during the year (Just 5 that were producing a harvest).
Thank you to all …
This lockdown newsletter includes: an outline of how the committee has managed to meet; opening up weekly apiary inspections as restrictions ease; the annual honey extraction day (volunteers wanted) – helping and keeping safe; the AGM and winter meetings programme and the impact of coronavirus on our annual honey sales.
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