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December 2015 BBKA News highlights


The great British non-native species strategy, published by Defra and the Scottish and Welsh Governments, is the topic of our featured article this month. The strategy aims to deal with such threats, which are on the increase.  Experts from Defra and the NBU outline the key aims of the strategy and the plans in place to prevent the introduction and establishment of invasive non-native species.

Read how beekeepers can help on PAGE 415.


Other articles

The results for the BBKA 2015 honey survey are now in. The 2015 results and regional trends in honey harvest crops are compared on PAGE 419. How does your yield compare?

In response to a recent EU directive, the honey regulations have been updated and revised. For a reader-friendly guide to some of the relevant changes turn to PAGE 422. The BBKA Leaflet L010 'Selling Honey' has been withdrawn, and it is important that you note the new Honey (England) Regulations 2015 are now in force. This article will help you navigate through the new regulations.