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Welcome to the 'Beekeepers' area which contains restricted content specifically for our beekeeping community. 
Here you will find a wide range of resources and information to support existing BBKA members and Associations.
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If you aren't already a BBKA member then you can explore your options to 'Become a Member'

Beekeeping Organisations

National Diploma in Beekeeping (NDB)

Welsh, Scottish and Ulster BBKA equivalents (WBKA, SBKA, UBKA)

Bee Farmers' Association (BFA)

In Europe Confederation of National Beekeeping Associations (CONBA)

The Central Association of Beekeepers (CABK)

Government groups

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)

National Bee Unit (NBU)

Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA)

Regional Bee Inspectors (RBIs)

Seasonal Bee Inspectors (SBI)

BeeBase - an initiative by NBU

Bee Health Advisory Forum - minutes available from previous meetings

The Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD)

Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

Wildlife Incident Investigation Scheme (WIIS) - pesticide poisoning

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD)

The Institute of Arable Crop Research (IACR) at Rothamsted

Other groups

Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders' Association (BIBBA)

International Bee Research Association (IBRA)

British Honey Importers and Packers Association (BHIPA)

The Royal Agricultural Society of England (RASE)

The National Honey Show

Pesticide sprayer alerts - sign-ups for beekeepers