Articles and resources

Articles and resources for beekeeping
Posted 22-Sep-2017, ,
For anyone looking to get the FIBKA jar lids or tamper proof labels for your honey, the link below has all the details. Read more ...

Posted 29-Apr-2017, ,
The forecast for May is for temperatures under average for the time of year, the dry spell in April will have an effect on the Whitethorn and most likely will not produce nectar in a lot of areas. Read more ...

Posted 21-Apr-2017, FIBKA,
The forecast for April is for temperatures to be below normal for the time of year. Read more ...

Posted 01-Oct-2013, Brandon House, Celebration, FIBKA,
Posted 22-Mar-2013, ,

It was one of those evenings only the strongest swimmers managed to get to the Teagasc Centre, talk about wind and rain horrendous,to think last year we were in the middle of a heat wave.&nbsp

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Posted 12-Sep-2012, ,

FEED As soon as the honey if any taken off then get a gallon of syrup on, remember the brood box can be empty, this also kick starts the queen back into lay.

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Posted 04-Feb-2012, ,

Colony - Film
Colony
The internationally acclaimed film, Colony, produced by Irish company Fa

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Posted 05-Feb-2012, ,
Posted 04-Feb-2012, ,

The European Court of Justice decided in September 2011 that pollen of genetically modified plants contained in honey counts as a food ingredient and requires authorisation.

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Posted 04-Feb-2012, ,

If you are involved in bee breeding or queen rearing, you may be interested in the grant aid program for conservation of genetic resources available from the <

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Posted 06-Jan-2012, Bee viruses, Honeybee Health,

Recent research by Penn State University in the US has found that viruses of pollinators such as honey bees can be transmitted via pollen.

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Posted 10-Jan-2012, Honeybee Health, Pesticide exposure,

The attached files give some information on corn seed pesticide impact on bees, and the routes for pesticide exposure

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Posted 09-Jan-2012, Honeybee Health,

The abstract available at the link below outlines a report on a parasite of honeybees.

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Posted 10-Jan-2012, Honey regulations, Selling honey,

As with any food sold in Ireland, EC and Irish regulations have an impact on how honey is presented to the customer.

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Posted 10-Jan-2012, ,

Shane McEntee TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with special responsibility for Horticulture, has announced details of the fifth round of the Grant Aid Sch

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Wexford's 2011 “Year of the Honeybee” Celebration

Published in An Beachaire September 2011

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Posted 24-Aug-2011, An Beachaire, health, honey, medicine, therapeutic, Honey

Medicine From The Honey Bee

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Wednesday June 08 2011

JOE NEALON has been breathlessly in touch, just to check that readers are made fully aware that 2011 is the year of the ...Ah, Joe, every quiz team member in the country knows full well that it's the Year of the Rabbit. A billion Chinese are not to be argued with over such matters. Year of the Rabbit it is - and very tasty the little bunnies are too. Barbecued is best.

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Posted 07-Aug-2011, ,

Patsy Bennett papers on the impact of producing nuclei on honey production

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