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In A Spin at the Apiary

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The Association’s annual honey extraction took place on Saturday 28 August. The session started in the Portakabin with Tony, the Apiary Manager’s 10 o’clock briefing, given to an audience of seven volunteers.

Next, Evan arranged equipment and spread newspapers around the extraction room while everyone else donned veils and went to remove honey supers. The bees were subdued by the …

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Association Members Again Successful at Basic Assessment

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The Association offers its congratulations to the members who successfully completed their Basic Assessment on Sunday 27 June. Performing to the normal high Wokingham and District standard, all five candidates passed despite having to deal with aggressive and uncooperative bees on the day.  
 
Top of the class with a distinction was Jill Owen followed by husband John with …

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Honey Extraction 28 August 2021

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We cancelled the scheduled 08 August extraction because poor forage conditions meant stores were low in the Association’s apiary hives.   Stores have now started to build up and the extraction has been rescheduled for (weather permitting) 10am, Saturday 28 August.

The following leaders

Evan Taylor and Tony Lack

with these assistants are attending 

Mara H, Andy O, Debbie, C, Tony …

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