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Buzzword – The Herefordshire Beekeepers Association Newsletter.

HBKA Newsletter for February 2017

A report on last November’s “President’s Choice Evening”, a memoir of Ivor Lewis who sadly passed away recently, an article on early-flowering plants by the indefatigable Celia Davis, some front line experience of the Asian Hornet in France and some photography tips – plus Bob’s regular Beelines and a few advertisements.

Not a bad start to the year, I hope you’ll agree!

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HBKA Newsletter for December 2016

Last one of the year, everybody – sorry it’s a bit late. I’m afraid this one’s not very Christmassy once you get beyond the cover page – I’ll try to do better next year! – but at least you’ve got some December reading material to digest. There’s a report on East LAN’s recent “Brains Trust” evening, an article on Polynucs, an obituary for Ted Goodhead and a run-down on the latest developments at the HBKA Apiary.

Nothing next month but I’ll be putting something together for February 2017.

Have a very Happy Christmas

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HBKA Newsletter for November 2016

A rather less bulky Buzzword this month, everyone, in line with the general seasonal decline in activity of bees – and beekeepers too! Still the odd report or two though plus another article by Celia Davis that’s definitely worth reading.

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HBKA Newsletter for October 2016

Something for everyone this month – Asian Hornets, Festival of Bees & Honey and other event reports, coming soons, change of charitable status (Committee Corner – you absolutely must read this), a fascinating piece about pheromones, Bob’s bit, some adverts – and some rather depressing but not unexpected stop press news too.

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HBKA Newsletter for September 2016

This month’s Buzzword starts off with our forthcoming Festival of Bees & Honey and then goes on to cover LAN reports, honey harvesting workshops, internet trawling and the merits of (accidental) leave-alone beekeeping – a heady mix to be savoured at your leisure…

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HBKA Newsletter for July 2016

Some substantial LAN reports in this edition plus an alert from the NBU, a quick Internet trawl and news about how HBKA members can help publicise our “new look” Honey Show.

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HBKA Newsletter for June 2016

Another month has rolled by and here we are again everyone! This edition of The Buzzword includes some interesting LAN activity reports plus an article on Asteraceae by Celia Davis.

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HBKA Newsletter for May 2016

Here’s where you can find more reports from the LANs, obtain advice about allergic reactions and how best to deal with them, take a brief trip to Corfu (of Durrell Family fame) and, more sadly, read the obituary of Jim Oliver, our 2015-16 President.

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HBKA Newsletter for April 2016

Inside this edition you can read the first LAN reports of the season, see event reports and information, discover how to prevent a colony swarming without finding the queen and get an update on pesticide problems in Herefordshire.

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