Zoom Webinar by Pam hunter talk: Oil Seed rape – a blessing or a curse?

Discusses the fascinating history of this ubiquitous crop and how it has evolved.  Its value to bees and the beekeeper.  The value of rape seed oil worldwide, its nutritional value and how modifications have been made are all included.  How to manage colonies to get the best out of rape.  The problems with it, especially for the beginner.  The undoubted benefits if the colony is managed well.


{Please note in order to attend you will need to register via the Zoom registration link you will receive in your email once you have ‘checked out’ at the shop}

Webinar Speaker

Pam Hunter (Master Beekeeper )
Pam has been keeping bees for over 25 years and is a Master Beekeepers. She is also a member of BIBBA and the Central Association of Bee-Keepers.

Pam’s background is in biological sciences. She was employed in microbiological research in the pharmaceutical industry for 30 years before becoming a freelance consultant and writer.

Until recently Pam was Chair of the BBKA Examinations Board and is currently Manager of Research, Technical and Environmental matters.

Pam is particularly interested in scientific aspects of bees and their interaction with the environment and plants. Also the neglected area of historical aspects of bees, the environment and beekeeping. Gives talks on these topics around the country.


These talks are free but we would welcome a donation to one of our appeals