Africa is producing some of the purest, pesticide free honey in the world. With hive to market honey traceability through the use of a smartphone. African beekeepers can provide evidence of their honey’s purity for acceptance by the EU. Providing access to a wider market and with the AHC help allowing bee farmers to build their businesses and take them out of poverty, while supporting local environmental issues in biodiversity.
Bronson Eran’ogwa, Africa Honey Consortium
The Upstairs Downstairs Hive Intrance,
the future for bee keeping, invented by Bee.Watch (patent pending)
I autumn-fed all my hives with syrup this afternoon and […] robber bees were attracted to the smell. All fought off the attacks off easily within a few minutes, but the hive with the Upstairs Downstairs set-up seemed to lockdown and protect itself with much less drama."
Oct 2020: Dave; Carmarthenshire, Wales
Nothing over 7mm gets into this hive:
Wasp, hornet, wax moth, rodent or reptile
The patent is published for “Upstairs Downstairs Intrances” as the number of users reaches the 1000s.
Patent number GB2586263
Two varying perspectives on the ban of bee imports represented in “The Guardian” from the BBKA and a Beekeeper.
Where do you stand?
A sad statistics, especially as bees, are a good indicator species for other insect populations.
Interesting article on worldwide bee statistics and understanding bee decline.
2020 was a bad year for Asian Giant Hornets in Washington state and the Canadian province of British Columbia.
Read here for more information
We are sad to learn that BeeTradex has been postponed. this will be a big blow for the Beekeeping community, ourselves included.
We hope that again soon we will again be able to share our beekeeping experiences / knowledge and buy the best beekeeping supplies at this great event.
We hope you all stay safe and well and are able to have a good New Year celebration.