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Useful Links

Beekeeping Associations


  • 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.
  • The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) Homepage.
Non Native Species Secretariat
  • 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

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 and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) honey bee research pages:

Information for Beekeepers (University of Georgia)

Last updated on 19/06/2018