Yearly Archives: 2015

World Bee Day Announced – May 20th

Apimondia confirms May 20th as a World bee day In Daejeon, South Korea International beekeeping congress Apimondia 2015 was held from the 15th to the 20th Sept. Apimondia – International Federation of Beekeepers’ Associations unites beekeepers and scientists from 125

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Cork Association Honey Wins Gold Medal at Phoenix Park Honey Show

Over the past two seasons the association has endeavoured to try and change out as many frames as possible in the hives at the apiary. Firstly the older ones can carry bee diseases in the wax residue and on the

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Swarmonitor – Whats buzzing?

The Swarmonitor project aims to develop a tool for diagnostic monitoring of honey bee colonies, by monitoring vibrations in the hive. This is an EU funded project carried out by a consortium of European partners led by the Bee Farmers

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Cork Beekeeper is FIBKA beekeeper of the year

The Federation of Irish Beekeepers held its annual beekeeping summer school in Gormanston College Co.Meath at the end of July. Each year beekeepers are nominated from Associations around the country to acknowledge the work put in by beekeepers in their

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Apiary Diary

The apiary demonstrations are complete for 2015. The numbers attending were high, with over 40 on a Saturday. The preliminary exam was held on June 6th with all who sat the exam passing it. Well done. The apiary is taking

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