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BEGINNERS’ MAIN COURSE – Pests & Diseases

June 18, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

How to look through a colony for brood disease. Checking for adult bee diseases. Taking a sample for analysis. Notifiable diseases. Ministry system for bee disease control.

Looking for Varroa: screen floors & mite drop, drone comb monitoring, other varroa treatments. Use of chemicals & resistance.  Chemical poisoning

Learning how to recognise healthy brood comb and normal behaviour of the bees.

Checking for other pests & diseases: wax moth, chalk brood, sac brood, acarine, nosema, etc.

Importance of brood comb renewal.

Tutors;  KO, AS, RS. MW

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Date:
June 18, 2016
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Organiser

Keith Obbard

Venue

Cherry Gardens Farm
Cherry Gardens Farm
Groombridge, Kent TN3 9NY United Kingdom
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