On-Line Lecture with Celia Davis. ‘The Roles of Winter and Summer Bees’

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About this Event The roles of Winter and Summer bees This talk looks at the functional and physiological differences between the worker honey bee that lives a brief life in the Summer, and her sister who survives throughout the Winter to start the colony into action the following year. It focuses on the importance of […]

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Lecture: “Viruses: ongoing epizootic threat for our bees”

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Robert Paxton presents "Viruses: ongoing epizootic threat for our bees" About this Event Viruses are arguably the single most important cause for poor bee health and colony loss. Robert will talk on the diverse impacts of viruses on honey bees, as evidenced by recent literature and his own group’s researches. A particular focus will be […]

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Lecture: “Stay Cool: How We Can Use Honey Bee Thermoregulation To Keep Better Bees”

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Chelsea Cook presents "Stay Cool: How We Can Use Honey Bee Thermoregulation To Keep Better Bees" About this Event Stay Cool: How We Can Use Honey Bee Thermoregulation To Keep Better Bees In this lecture, Dr. Cook will discuss thermoregulation of bees, both in the summer and in the winter, and how beekeepers can use […]

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Lecture: Queen Management Essentials

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Queen Management Essentials with Juliana Rangel How to manage queens successfully including some of the common causes of queen problems. Juliana will show us how to determine whether a queen is aging appropriately and if her colony is doing well, or if she is failing and it is time to replace her with a new, […]

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Lecture: Why are Queens Failing?

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Why are Queens Failing? with Jeff Pettis Are your queens not living as long as in the past? Do your colonies fail to Re-queen themselves after a swarm leaves or when you expect a queenless nuc to rear a new queen? Queen problems are on the increase and Jeff will cover some basic queen and […]

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Lecture – Voluntary Conservation Areas in Ireland

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East Waterford Beekeepers association will be hosting an online talk at 7.00pm on Wednesday 10 November on Voluntary Conservation Areas in Ireland for the Native Irish Honey Bee given by Aoife Nic Giolla Coda. Aoife is a co-founder and current chairperson of the Native Irish Honey Bee society https://nihbs.org/ East Waterford Beekeepers Association at their […]