►Gove - UK will back total ban on bee harming pesticides

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►Api-Bioxal made up solution.

Peter West will again be making up Api-Bioxal oxalic acid solution for use against Varroa mites around Christmas time.

50ml per hive (25ml for a nuc) should cost approx 90p per hive (45p for a nuc). East Devon members order now from Peter. Collect fresh at the December 7th meeting. Basic Thorne 60ml syringe £1.20 extra.

►Asian Hornet in North Devon.

The National Bee Unit has confirmed a sighting of the Asian hornet in North Devon which was spotted by a beekeeper in their apiary on the 18th September 2017. The contingency response has been initiated and a press release has been issued by Defra.

►’How to’ video by Bill Fisher and Sue Carter on Dipped Candles

YouTube video link

►Notes for Living with Varr'Living with Varroa'oa.

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(Apiary meeting Sat 15/07/17)


►Next Meeting:

Sat 12th August - 2.30pm - Hunthay Apiary
Beginners Course, Extracting & Preparing Honey with Colin Sherwood.

Sat 2nd Sept - 2.30pm - Hunthay Apiary
Beginners Course, Assessing Stores, Feeding and Preparing for winter, with David Pratley.