Category Archives: BBKA

The Ultimate Irony from within

This morning (Friday at 0545hrs) I was on my way to work listening to Radio 4’s Farming Today program. The first item up was an interview with Margaret Ginman, a spokeswoman from the Bee Farmers Association. All well and good … Continue reading

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MP’s Support Ban of Neonics, but BBKA Shows Abject Failure

The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee today published the two volume report of its investigation into Pollinators and Pesticides.  The report focussed on the so-called neonicotinoid group of insecticides and the conclusions are clear. The report recommends that that … Continue reading

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Posted in BBKA, EFSA, EU, Natural Beekeeping, Pesticides, Precautionary Principle | 7 Comments

Local BBKA Group?

I recently joined my local BBKA group in the hope that they might be able to provide me with a swarm. However, now I have one from a natural beekeeper I am wondering whether to keep up my association with … Continue reading

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