Ian MacAndie

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Exam Success

6 MBA members were mentioned in the latest issue of The Scottish Beekeper for gaining the Basic Beemaster certificate from the SBA education programme. A further 6 members have subsequently passed Module 1: Honeybee Management. Congratulations to all involved!

Botany for Beekeepers – Planting a Bee Friendly Garden

The first event in our winter programme took place on Thursday 21st November in Elgin library. Tony Harris gave an interesting presentation on botany and the interaction between a variety of plants and the pollinators that ensure their success. These included honeybees, solitary bees and bumble bees. It also included some snippets of information that …

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Moray Beekeepers Honey Show 2013

After an absence of two years the MBA Honey Show was resurrected for 2013 and took place on Saturday 26th October at our Training Apiary, Birnie. There was much trepidation on behalf of the Committee as, despite the excellent summer and decent honey harvest, there was no guarantee of exhibitors. Any concerns were however allayed …

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