"1. Honey begins as nectar - This sugary liquid is produced by flowers to encourage insect pollinators to visit. Nectar is 70-80 per cent water ...."
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"The aims of the Association are to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support programmes in which members can participate and contribute."
The Association runs a 'Taster in Beekeeping' course for those interested in taking their first steps with keeping bees.
Our annual programme consists of a diverse range of activities.
We attend a number of shows, such as the Shrewsbury Flower Show,
We maintain a list of volunteer members who offer swarm collection services.
Honey Bee Removing Pollen From Leg
Published on Aug 27, 2021
New research from Georgia Tech's College of Engineering finds that honey bees have developed a way to transform pollen particles into a viscoelastic pellet which allows them to transport pollen efficiently, quickly, and reliably to their hive. They also remove pollen from their bodies at speeds 2-10 times slower than their typical grooming speeds..
A zoom presentation given in association with Detroit Hives; a 501c3 Non-profit Organization.
The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping