Tony Harris

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Queen Rearing – The Cook Method

We’ve been planning to embark on a queen rearing programme here at MBA for some time now and this weekend, at last, we’re going to start in earnest! The method we are going to use is good for small scale queen rearing but can be adapted for greater numbers. It’s called the Cook Method and …

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My bee-loud glade

Today was such a beautiful day I just had to pop over to my apiary (minus beesuit as they’re a gentle bunch!) to take a few pics of what the girls were up to.  Plenty of action in and out of the entrance and pollen of various shades from orange to pale cream.  The first …

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My first honey

By Allison Laws – Committee Member Hi, just took the honey frames out of my super today. I took a short sunshine break from the rain to nip out and rob my hive, bees weren’t too impressed I can tell you I managed to get 5 full frames of honey and a couple of partially …

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Moray Science Festival

Contributed by committee member Viv Hill – describes Moray Beekeepers participation in the Moray Science Festival on Saturday 5th March. It was the most wonderful day with ENTHUSIASM high on the agenda. There must have been 3-400 people through the display (at the very least) and it was the most terrific P.R. for Moray Bee …

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A flavour of our courses 2011

Here at Moray Beekeepers we take our responsibility to share this wonderful and fascinating pastime with the wider world very seriously. In 2010 we started a comprehensive programme of introductory courses and taster sessions. We were delighted at the response to these courses and so we’re going to do the same again this year. The …

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Our 2011 Courses

Throughout the Spring and Summer we have a number of courses running ranging from taster days to full weekend beekeeping courses. They are very reasonably priced and remember all funds raised are ploughed back into our work helping the honeybee in Moray. Full details can be found on our CALENDAR page.

Stop press!! We’re now a registered charity!

After tireless work from our beloved Secretary Tony H, MBA is now a registered charity. The objects of the charity are that: We are a charity that exists to promote all aspects of beekeeping and honeybee conservation in and around Moray in north east Scotland. Full details can be found on the Scottish charity register …

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