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INIB COMMITTEE 2016




Left to right back row Cecil McMullan, Madeline McMullan, Gail Orr, Lyndon Wortley, Robin Hillis ( retiring committee member) Walter McNeil left to right front row Jesus Barobia, Tom Canning, Caroline Thomson, Michael Young, Christina Bradley
Not available for the photo, James Crawford, Ciaran Campbell and Chester Roulston

New Bee Book Website available


'While many of your members will purchase bee books from their local bookshop - or Amazon, you and your members may be interested in this Bee Book site Northern Bee Books
It lists a very wide selections of titles.
List of New Titles Just Added

CONFERENCE AND HONEYSHOW PHOTOS NOW ON FACEBOOK


INIB QUIZ ANSWERS and WINNERS 2015




Just CLICK on the photo above!

INIB ANNUAL CONFERENCE and HONEY SHOW 2015


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INIB Conference photos 2015

Neonicotinoid Information for Beekeepers


Please find below information on the recent Moratorium regarding Neonicotinoids. This statement has been posted on the BBKA website and should be of interest to all beekeepers.

LINK TO THE BBKA WEBSITE ARTICLE.


Small Hive Beetle


As you are aware, Small Hive Beetle has been discovered in Italy last year and the experts say it is only a matter of time before it reaches us - most probably bought in by beekeepers, rather than fruit, flowers or plants - vigilance and awareness is essential so to assist you attached is a Small Hive Beetle (SHB) flyer, which INIB & UBKA have jointly had printed for distribution to as many beekeepers as possible. Email: INIB Secretary

SHB Flyer
Click on the photo above for a full PDF.


Courtesy of UBKA, we have a supply of SHB traps, complete with instructions and a return envelope to AFBI. These are already being distributed to UBKA Associations in Northern Ireland, so you may well receive a trap via your own Association.
However, if you are an INIB member only, and would like a trap, please let me know and we will arrange for one to be sent out to you. Email: INIB Secretary
Tom Williamson of DARD along with UBKA and INIB representatives are currently in the process of setting up SHB Sentinel Apiaries , we will let you have more details as we get them.
Thank you for your support with the survey, fly and trap.
Working together for the benefit of the bees is the way forward !

THE INIB BUZZ WINTER 2014



Newsletter of The Institute of Northern Ireland Beekeepers



For regular copies of The Buzz and BBKA news, why not join INIB.
For further information contact Lyndon Wortley at: membershipsecretary@inibeekeepers.com

Updated, NOVEMBER 2015 by Webmaster

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