Change SO to DD

If you wish to setup a new direct debit, please follow this link: https://pay.gocardless.com/AL00006Z24K9KR please can you then email Don’t forget to cancel any pre-existing standing orders through your bank

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Queen Rearing and Bee Improvement Courses

BIBBA are committed to helping beekeepers to improve their bees and those of the surrounding area, by raising queens from their better colonies and culling the poorer ones. Bee Improvement should be of interest to all beekeepers and for a number of reasons including temper, quietness on the combs and suitability to the locality. The…

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NatBIP News No13

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The use of imported queens may provide temporary relief to issues of quality in our bees but have not provided stability within the population as a whole.

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Subscription Rates

The current worldwide subscription rates in GBP:Single £25Joint £35 a £5 discount is offered for payment by direct debit Eurozone members can pay by card or direct debit in euros:Single €27.50Joint €38.75 a €5 discount is offered for payment by euro direct debit

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NatBIP News No12

December 2022 Jo Widdicombe The National Bee Improvement Programme (NatBIP) aims to reset the widely accepted approach to bee improvement which, for many, consists in buying in new queens to improve the quality of their bees. Unfortunately, bringing in queens of exotic sub-species at best only produces a temporary improvement and, on the down-side, will…

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