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NatBIP News No11

NatBIP News No11

November 2022 Jo Widdicombe What qualities do we want in our bees and how do we assess them? Whether we ...
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NatBIP News No10

NatBIP News No10

When it comes to bee improvement, I believe the suggested approach offered by BIBBA’s NatBIP programme is worth careful consideration ...
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NatBIP News No9

NatBIP News No9

In the long-term we want to see a bee population that is locally adapted and truly sustainable, that is, for ...
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NatBIP News No8

NatBIP News No8

If you are wondering why you have not been receiving NatBIP News over the Winter, don’t worry, you have not ...
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Tim Smit's View

Tim Smit’s View

We are now taking forward our flagship National Bee Improvement Programme (NatBIP) into its next phase and, as part of ...
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NatBIP News No 7

NatBIP News No 7

It is said that the duty of a gardener (and indeed, a farmer) is to leave the soil in better ...
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NatBIP News No6

NatBIP News No6

This month Jo gives us his musings on long-term bee improvement as well as answering the question, are queen larvae ...
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NatBIP News No5

NatBIP News No5

A project on the Scilly Isles Questions and Answers ...
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NatBIP News No4

NatBIP News No4

Sustainable beekeeping: Local adaptation and the native sub-species DEFRA’s response to the 10,000+ signatories opposed to the import of package ...
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NatBIP News No3

NatBIP News No3

Introduction - Liz Childerley, BIBBA Publicity Officer Photo by kind permission of Roger Patterson As we put this NatBIP News ...
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NatBIP News No2

NatBIP News No2

Signs of increase It seems we really are on to something with NatBIP - since its launch we now have ...
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NatBIP News No1

NatBIP News No1

The National Bee Improvement Programme The new season is fast approaching and so to allow beekeepers to prepare for participating ...
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