September talk on "Economical beekeeping."




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The Association can be contacted through the Secretary on dingwall.beekeeping@gmail.com



Saturday 23rd The Black Isle Food Festival 2pm - 7pm - Findon Hall, Culbokie - a celebration of local produce. The Association has booked a table which will allow members to sell their own honey to the public. This will be a great opportunity to chat to folk and raise awareness of local honey and bees. See "Latest news" for further details. Please let the Secretary know if you will have honey, honey cake, mead or other honey products for sale.

Saturday 30th - SBA Convention, Dundee and Scottish National Honey Show.


Wednesday 4th - Members only - Honey Show 7.30pm  St Clements Hall, Dingwall. The judge will be Enid Brown.

The "Latest news" column will be regularly updated with what's new for the Association.

We will continue to keep you up to date with emails. Feel free to use our Facebook page to communicate with your fellow members.

Recent events:

Wednesday 13th Fairfield Apiary, Orrin Bridge. 7.30pm An excellent double-act giving advice to inexperienced beekeepers on starting beekeeping with an economical approach. Topics covered were equipment and the processing of honey and wax. 

Wednesday 30th - St Clements Hall, Dingwall. 7.30pm Lorraine Johnston, SRUC gave a talk on "Beekeeping for disease prevention". This covered disease identification, prevention, bio security, advice, disease inspections etc. with particular reference to AFB and EFB.

Wednesday 16th 6.30pm - Barbara Gray's apiary in Culbokie. Another instructive and informative meeting with plenty to discuss and share.

Wednesday/Thursday 2nd/3rd  - Black Isle Show display. 

Saturday 29th July Liz Richmond-Watson, Ardullie was our host where she showed us her colonies of Buckfast bees.

Saturday 8th - Arthur Hill opened his out-apiary at Scatwell, supported by the Scatwell Community Centre who were fundraising and provided teas etc. 

Wednesday 21st 6.30pm - Chris and Andrea Goddard's apiary. "Thank you" Chris and Andrea for an educational evening, several lessons learnt. 

Wednesday 14th June - 6.30pm -Jo and Stuart Young's apiary at Aigas. An excellent and informative meeting, as always. Perfect conditions given how we're in the middle of a heatwave!

Memberships are renewed as from the April AGM. A link to the membership/ renewal form can be found on the "Joining the Association" page. A new password will be forwarded to you by the Membership Secretary.

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