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The Amateur Beekeeper - October/November 2018

In this issue:

  • Biosecurity: AFB Awareness Month

  • Seasonal: Tallowwood: all show, no joy

  • President’s letter: What AHBIC does for beekeepers

  • Biosecurity quiz: Are you slack or superb? Find out

  • Club news: Yass’ grand apiary opening

  • Swarm season update

  • Technology: Electronic hive monitoring: How it works, what to avoid

  • Beekeeping rules: Know your code. Find the error

  • Tocal Field Day

  • ABA contacts

  • Know your code answer

  • Book reviews

    • The Contented Bee

    • Bees of Australia: Photography

  • Council Meeting details

  • Apimondia 2019: Montreal

  • Insects: Are we being rough on wasps?

  • Member news

  • Inveterate inventor: Branding boxes

  • How to contact clubs

The Amateur Beekeeper - August/September 2018

The Amateur Beekeeper - August/September 2018
  • Seasonal tasks: Feeding Bees. How, when and why

  • Bad habits: The ‘Attenborough sugar saga’

  • President’s letter: Varroa action plan: at the ready

  • Biosecurity quiz: Tropilaelaps. Test your knowledge

  • Eucalypt ID course.

  • Survey winner

  • Conference: Survey results and comments

  • Biosecurity: Know your code. Learn the rules

  • Education: Mead making. Bee Ambassadors

  • Council meeting.

  • Contacts

  • News bite 50 shades of drone

  • Know your code answer

  • Book review: A Guide to Native Bees of Australia

  • Tocal Beekeepers’ Field Day 2018

  • Biosecurity rules Nuisance bees

  • Vote for pollinator supporters

  • Behaviour Bee Toes

  • Member news Pollen in the limelight, Club life member

  • Inveterate inventor Branding boxes

  • Club contacts

The Amateur Beekeeper - April/May 2018

The Amateur Beekeeper - April/May 2018

In this issue:

  • Sugar Shake Month. Learn a new skill
  • Conference and Field Day. Details
  • Deadlines for Col Pulling. Pro Tips
  • Volunteer! Take a stall! Bee there!
  • Meet our lineup of speakers
  • Next generation keepers
  • Bumblebee incursion: behind the scenes
  • How to winter bees
  • Making cosmetics? Important rules
  • Honey Show. Judge’s report
  • Quiz: Test your varroa knowledge
  • Club grants
  • DIY Sugar Shaker
  • Executive tasks
  • Moving bees. Contacts

The Amateur Beekeeper - February/March 2018

The Amateur Beekeeper - February/March 2018

In this issue:

  • Events. Competition rules
  • Hints and tips for winning prizes
  • Varroa discovery. Hive branding
  • ABA Conference: Tickets and outline
  • New honey label regulations: Get ready
  • Easter Show Volunteers
  • Tribute to John Humphries
  • ABA Shop. Yass Weekend. Sugar shake
  • RAS entries. ABA history
  • Inveterate Inventor: uncapped frame stand
  • Neonic victory. Contest winner. Research
  • Collecting swarms: right vs wrong ways
  • Club contacts and executive.
  • 2018 CONFERENCE TICKET DETAILS

The Amateur Beekeeper - December 2017

The Amateur Beekeeper - December 2017

In this issue:

  • 2018 Membership Now Open
  • AFB Survey Results. City Field Day
  • Announcing 2018 Conference Details And Ticket Offer
  • Stop Package Bees Absconding
  • Melopita: Ricotta Honey Cake
  • Three Ways To Show-And-Tell
  • New Bee Discovery   
  • Biosecurity Officer. Bee Identification
  • Illawarra Guests. Contest Win
  • Build Your Own Bee Vac    
  • Spotlight On: Manning Valley   
  • Clubs On The Move
  • Contacts And Resources

The Amateur Beekeeper - October/November 2017

The Amateur Beekeeper - October/November 2017

In this issue:

  • AFB AWARENESS MONTH
  • Biosecurity News. Diary dates
  • Rego fee freeze. Member cards. Swarms
  • When to open hives after winter. Contest
  • Council meeting 29 October. ABA shop
  • Science or Snake Oil: Manuka honey
  • Ask a beekeeping expert
  • Tocal Field Day 14 October
  • Decoding the language of bees
  • Warning signs. Spring tips. Apiary ID
  • Biosecurity: splitting hives, almond season
  • Inner West Field Day 28 October
  • Inveterate Inventor on warming cabinets
  • Free Guide to Identifying Bees etc
  • Club contacts. Links. Executive

The Amateur Beekeeper - August/September 2017

The Amateur Beekeeper - August/September 2017

In this issue

  • THE NEW RULES OF BEEKEEPING
  • Biosecurity Code of Practice
  • Manual, Registration Fees, Notifying Problems
  • Editorial: Getting the new rules to work
  • Our message to the Minister & Director General
  • Introducing the new ABA president
  • Anaphylaxis first aid: faster, simpler
  • Refining waste wax – safely – with your microwave
  • Ask the experts: our new online helpdesk
  • Honey wanted! Help protect Australia’s reputation
  • Hive hints. History. And bee facts
  • Save the date! Tocal Field Day October 14
  • DPI’s Rod Bourke on beekeeping for productivity
  • Around the clubs. Warré thoughts
  • Inveterate Inventor vs candy
  • Club contacts. Links

The Amateur Beekeeper - June/July 2017

The Amateur Beekeeper - June/July 2017

In this issue

  • Northern Rivers’ triumph at Ballina
  • Highlights of the AGM. The new team
  • Meet the President. Council meeting
  • Honey cake, contest rules and congrats
  • Biosecurity update: A note from the new NSW Bee Biosecurity Officer
  • The disease affecting one in five hives
  • Test your Bee-Q
  • Submitting samples. Befriending bears
  • Notes from a Honeyland volunteer
  • The truth about infant botulism
  • Inveterate Inventor powers up the extractor. Plus experts needed online
  • High-school beekeeper. Next AGM
  • Testing an app for local apiaries
  • Feeding bees. Recipes and advice
  • Grants and club contacts

The Amateur Beekeeper - Apr/May 2017

The Amateur Beekeeper - Apr/May 2017

APRIL/MAY 2017 ISSUE

  • HOW TO WIN A SHOW PRIZE
  • And contest mistakes to avoid
  • GRANTS. INSURANCE. DIY DETAILS
  • New logo. Special badges & spoons
  • BIOSECURITY UPDATE: Chalkbrood Hive Hints
  • BEE NUTRITION EXPLAINED
  • Reporting nuisance bees
  • THE NEW HONEY LABEL REGULATIONS
  • Diseases: How to send samples
  • ABA’s NEW CONSTITUTION
  • High risk of bigger beetles
  • BEES IN THE NEWS
  • Wax Moth Quiz. True or False?
  • INVETERATE INVENTOR discovers the perfect honey extracting room
  • MEMBERSHIP NUMBERS
  • 2017 AGM. Next month in Ballina
  • ABA BEEKEEPER TRAINING.
  • Club contacts