Bee Health Day 2018

The Bee Health Day will be held on Saturday 28th July 2018 at The Kenn Centre, Exeter Road, Kennford, Exeter EX6 7UE. Organised by Devon Beekeepers' Association, Exeter Branch and sponsored by Bee Diseases Insurance Limited.

Programme

0900-0930: Registration (complimentary tea and coffee available on arrival)

0930-1030: Talk on apiary hygiene and disease control

1030-1600: Workshop groups; break into small groups covering:

  • Varroa biology, integrated pest management and approved new veterinary medicines.

  • Small hive beetle and Asian hornet.

  • Diseased comb recognition - a range of diseased comb available to examine in detail selected by Bee Inspectors; test your knowledge; use of lateral flow devices.

  • Practical apiary disease inspection including checks for foul brood and exotic pests.

1600-1630: Question and answer session.

Presentations and workshops will be delivered by Bee Inspectors while practical sessions will take place at the centre or nearby.

Cost

The cost of attending this event is £10 per person payable by BACs
(account number 03919326: sort code: 30-93-14; reference “Bee Health Day”).

Alternatively, please send a cheque to Branch Treasurer, Southbrook Cottage, Southbrook Lane, Whimple, Exeter EX5 2PG payable to "DBKA (Exeter Branch)" marked “Bee Health Day”.

We have arranged with Kennford Seven Stars Cafe to deliver a range of lunch options. Prices range from £3.25 - £3.85 per item. If you wish to order in advance, please choose from the menu below when booking online. Please also remember to add the amount to the £10 booking fee.

To book

Total number of places is restricted to 60 members in order to maximise the benefits of the day allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

To reserve a place, please register online at www.exeterbeekeepers.org.uk/bee-health-day-2018 or alternatively, reserve your place by sending an email to secretaryebka@gmail.com.

Notes:

1. We will provide refreshments during day.

2. Please bring your (clean) bee suits and wellies/boots to be worn for the practical apiary disease inspection session.

3. Please be prepared to car share to the beehives if needed.

Registration

Please fill in the following information to book a place at the Bee Health Day on Saturday 28th July 2018.
Which beekeeping branch are you a member?
Which beekeeping branch are you a member?

Pre-order lunch

We have arranged for Kennford Seven Stars Cafe to deliver lunches for those members wishing to order.  If you would like to pre-order, please select from the list below.
Subs, baps and wraps
with range of fillings and salad
 
Quiches, potatoes and salads

 
Method of payment
Please let us know how you will be paying the booking fee (details will be in your confirmation email).
If you have chosen any lunch items, please remember to add this to the £10 booking fee. Thank you.