2022

 

JANUARY

1/1/22…(Sat) Api- bioxal demonstration and collection - details will be emailed to members.

 

There will be no evening meeting this month. Please refer to the below UBKA winter webinars instead.

 

UBKA WINTER WEBINARS

In January and February - being held in place of The Annual Conference: 

Each date must be registered for individually. Follow the links below: 

 

New Year Management with Ged Marshall
Tuesday 12th January, 8pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_exopD7c3Ry22Y8AdIKZUYQ

 

Impact of Pesticides on Bees with Jeff Pettis
Tuesday 19th January, 8pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pF4YuNvXQ7CUv0yJFc3nuw

 

Landscape and Bees with Jane Stout
Wednesday 27th January, 8pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_d_VnUIFtRnOiwksIIWiPyw

 

Queen Management Essentials with Juliana Rangel
Wednesday 3rd February, 8pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zWjTdy1FRnqd9h34FMO8Pg

 

Swarm Control with Ged Marshall
Thursday 11th February, 8pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GV0LkakSR5esIYy5nTCQTA

 

Why are Queens Failing? With Jeff Pettis
Thursday 18th February, 8pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wdUHno4MQFyufB0LXjEH4Q

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FEBRUARY 23/2/22...  ​

  • Our member Robert Dryesdale from Northern Ireland, currently residing in Trondheim, a city on the Trondheim Fjord, in central Norway talks to us about his beekeeping experiences there, Nordic - style  

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MARCH

23/3/22...   (Wed) Association meeting:  7.30pm via zoom

  • DAERA Senior Bee Inspector Tom Williamson will be giving us the latest update on honey bee health issues.

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APRIL

27/4/22…  (Wed) Association Meeting 

A very timely presentation on SWARM CONTROL by our member Chris Hodges

In ANDREWS MEMORIAL PRIMARY SCHOOL, COMBER.

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MAY

25/5/22…  (Wed) Association meeting 7.30pm

In ANDREWS MEMORIAL PRIMARY SCHOOL, COMBER.

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JUNE

22/6/22…  (Wed) Association meeting.

Details TBC

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AUGUST

13/8/22... (Sat) Apigard demo and talk about varroa treatment at our Apiary.

Details and directions tbc and will be emailed to members.

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SEPTEMBER 

28/9//22…  (Wed) Association meeting 7.20 for 7.30pm 

In ANDREWS MEMORIAL PRIMARY SCHOOL, COMBER.

AGM

We are always looking for new committee members to bring fresh perspective and new ideas to the association. If you think you might like join us this year or just want to have a chat about it then please get in touch.

Following the short AGM there will be Time to Chat with Supper!

Tables will be arranged with an experienced members at each to answer any beekeeping questions you might have - problems you might have had over the year or anything you are unsure of coming into winter...

We promise that nothing is too silly to ask!

 

OCTOBER

Saturday 1st October 2022 • 10.00am - 4.00pm

UBKA Honey Show

5TH ANNUAL HONEY SHOW AND WORKSHOP DAY

CAFRE GREENMOUNT CAMPUS, ANTRIM, BT41 4PS

please go to https://www.ubka.org/ for further details and schedule

 

26/10/22…  Association meeting:

 

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NOVEMBER

23/11/22… Association meeting:

Our member Debbie Gillies will be chatting about the story of the Conservation charity True Harvest Seeds based in Kilclief near Ardglass, which collects and preserves native origin plant seeds. 

Debbie will be sharing with us her tips for choosing the best native pollinator friendly flowers and showing us how we can save and store our own seeds for sowing the following year.

Read more about True Harvest Seeds at  https://trueharvestseeds.org/  

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DECEMBER

14/12/22 Association meeting: Social evening - details to be emailed to members.

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2023

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JANUARY

1/1/22 or 8/1/23 tbc (Sat) Api- bioxal demonstration and collection - details will be emailed to members

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FEBRUARY 22/2/23...  ​

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MARCH

22/3/23...   (Wed) Association meeting:  

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APRIL

26/4/23…  (Wed) Association Meeting 

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MAY

22/5/23…  (Wed) Association meeting 

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JUNE

28/6/23…  (Wed) Association meeting.

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