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September 2015 BBKA News highlights

MAIN FEATURE is on Icing Sugar Dusting of Bees. Amanda Millar explores the benefits of dusting bees with icing sugar and when this is best administered to achieve the greatest effect as part of an integrated pest management strategy on PAGE 309.

In our PRACTICAL ADVICE feature, 'How to Unite Two Colonies', Gail Johnson explains when you might consider uniting two colonies and gives methods for uniting a variety of colony types. If you have weak or small colonies that need strengthening before winter then read the article on PAGE 313 for guidance.

In the final article of our CRAFTS series on health benefits of hive products, Dr Ahmir Ahmad has been researching the benefits of honey; read his conclusions on PAGE 325.