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Useful Links

Beekeeping Associations

Bee Farmers Association homepage

Welsh Beekeepers' Association homepage

British Beekeepers' Association homepage

Scottish Beekeepers' Association homepage

Bee Diseases Insurance (Ltd) homepage


National Diploma in Beekeeping (NDB) homepage

Government Departments

Northern Ireland

The Department of Agriculture, Environmentv and Rural Affairs (DAERA) Homepage
The Department of Agriculture, Environmentv and Rural Affairs (DAERA) Bee Section


The Scottish Government Bee Health Homepage

The Scottish Government, Rural Payments and Inspections Directorate (RPID) Bee Section

SASA (Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture) Homepage


Welsh Government (WG) Homepage

Welsh Government (WG) Bee Section


The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) Homepage

Invasive species

Great Britian Non-Native Species Secretariat (NNSS) Homepage

Beekeeping in Europe

The European Commission is working on a number of different areas that affect bees and the beekeeping sector. There is a wealth of information on Beekeeping and honey production, new initiatives, background to the sector, veterinary medicines, research, pollination and biodiversity. For more information please click on the following link: Beekeeping in Europe.

Bee Journals & Organisations

BeeCraft homepage

Bees for Development homepage

Bees Abroad homepage

International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology (IJEST) homepage

International Bee Research Association (IBRA) homepage

The Beekeepers Quarterly homepage

Other Organisations

Colony Collapse Disorder

For more details of this disorder and the results of the investigations please see the links to:

The Mid-Atlantic Apiculture Research and Extension Consortium (MAAREC) website

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) honey bee information.

Information for Beekeepers (University of Georgia)