Category Archives: YDBKA news

Annual Honey Show Schedule

The Association’s annual honey show will be held at the Yorkshire Museum of Farming, Murton Schedule of classes Class 1. Honey light clear. Class 1a. Honey light clear. Novice. Class 2. Honey medium clear. Class 2a. Honey medium clear. Novice. Class 3. Honey dark clear. Class 3a. Honey dark clear. Novice. Class 4. Honey naturally set. Not stirred. Class 5. […]

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2016 Beginners Beekeeping Course Introduction

Hello, good evening and welcome!  The next eight weeks of presentations are designed to equip you with the knowledge you will need to successfully tend your bees through the summer months and just as importantly to provide them with all they need to survive the following winter. Each week covers an area of beekeeping in a sequential process that will […]

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Oxalic Acid Demonstration – Report

Murton. Sunday 18th January 2015 Host: Alan Johnston, assisted by Kate Wallace and John Fuller There was a good turnout on a cold morning with a covering of snow on the ground – ideal conditions for treating bees with oxalic acid for the reduction of varroa mites. Alan started off by explaining why it is necessary to treat bees at […]

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Honey Show 2014 results

Annual Honey Show – 12th November 2014 Those who attended last year’s show will remember that our judge made some quite pointed comments about our standards! This year’s competitors left that last-minute jar at the back of the cupboard and submitted some serious entries.Our judge, Ivor Flatman, thought the level and number of entries was very good. Amongst his comments […]

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Honey Show 2014

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