Bee Improvement & Bee Breeders Association

On behalf of BIBBA, its members and the craft of beekeeping, we join the nation and others across the world in mourning the sad passing of our much loved and respected Queen, Elizabeth II. Tributes have poured in from around the world, many expressing admiration and praise for the way the Queen skilfully managed some very difficult and turbulent situations during her long reign and the manner in which she did it.

The National Bee Improvement Programme (NatBIP) has been launched in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands. This is an initiative organised by the Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders’ Association (BIBBA), with the aims of reducing the number of imports of honey bees into Britain, Ireland and associated islands* and of improving the quality of our honey bees. This Programme aims to provide a way forward to a stable and sustainable future for our beekeeping ...READ MORE