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Beekeeping Suppliers

Beekeeping Equipment.

B J Sherriff
The UK's finest manufacturer & supplier of beekeepers protective clothing since 1968. Specialising in the production of our original design apiarists protective range incorporating the world-renowned SHERRIFF design hood.

BB Wear
Protective clothing for all beekeepers.

C Wynne Jones
For all beekeeping equipment supplies.

EH Thorne
Offering a wide range of beekeeping equipment.

Maisemore Apiaries
Manufacturers and suppliers of all beekeeping equipment, bottled and bulk honey.

National Bee Supplies
The finest quality Western Red Cedar Bee Hives made in Devon combined with service as it should be.

Vita (Europe) Ltd
A vibrant British company dedicated to the beekeeping industry, developing, manufacturing and distributing globally a range of bee health products including APISTAN® and APIGUARD® used for the control of parasitic mites on bees, B401/Certan controlling Wax moth, diagnostic kits for the early detection of AFB and EFB and a new FEED range.

Beekeeping Charity & Not-for-Profit Organisations

Bee Disease Insurance (BDI)

An insurance company that specialises in compensating beekeepers in England & Wales who have their equipment destroyed as a result of being infected by a notifiable disease.

Bees for Development
A charity that helps poorest communities in the world specialising in poverty alleviation by means of beekeeping by the provision of skills and knowledge to enable these communities to help themselves.

Bee Farmers Association
Voice of UK commercial beekeepers representing the trade bee farming businesses.

Bee Instrumental Insemination Group
Educating people about Instrumental Insemination (II) of bees developing II techniques and equipment along with practical workshops on II.

Bees Abroad
Beekeepers from the UK work abroad as volunteers to reduce poverty. Work with overseas partners to train low-income communities on beekeeping to generate income. Email:

Beekeeping and Bee Breeding
More than 4,000 pages of comprehensive bee information originally created by the late Dave Cushman and now updated by Roger Patterson.

Beekeeping for beginners
Information for those just starting beekeeping from Graham Law.

Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders Association (BIBBA)
Promotes bee improvement through the selection of the native and near-native honeybee.

C B Dennis Research Trust
A charitable trust that awards grants for research and support bee science.

Central Association of Beekeepers (CABK)
Promotes interest in current thoughts and findings of beekeeping and aspects of entomology related to honey bees and other social insects.

Council of National Beekeeping Association in the United Kingdom and Ireland (CONBA)
The main purpose to represent the interests of beekeepers with local, national and international authorities, mainly EU.

Devon Apicultural Group (DARG)
Collects information of topical interest to assist apicultural education and promote the advancement of beekeeping.

Eva Crane Trust
Aims to continue Eva Crane's work to advance the understanding of bees by the collection, collation and dissemination of beekeeping science and research worldwide.

Galtee Bee Breeding Group
Apimondia silver medal-winning site that details the breeding group?s history as well as practical information about breeding Apis mellifera mellifera.

International Bee Research Association
BEE WORLD is IBRA?s flagship journal and its new full-colour design and new format can be seen for free on the IBRA website.

Laboratory of Apiculture & Social Insects (LASI)
Studies honey bees and other social insects. Applied research aimed at helping honey bees and beekeepers with basic research studies on how insect societies function.

Low-Impact Living Initiative (LILI) is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to help people reduce their impact on the environment, improve their quality of life, gain new skills, live in a healthier and more satisfying way, have fun and save money

Midland and South West Counties Convention of Beekeeping
MSWCC conference site.

Mid-Ulster Beekeepers Association

National Bee Unit

National Diploma in Beekeeping (NDB)
Provides beekeeping qualification beyond above that awarded by national beekeeping associations and is the highest beekeeping qualification recognised in UK.

National Honey Show
Latest information about the National Honey Show held near London each autumn.

Newton Abbot Beekeepers Association
Information about bees and beekeeping in South Devon ? local events and beekeeping news. Branch of the Devon Beekeepers Association.

Somerset Beekeepers Association

The BBKA - The British Beekeepers Association

The Federation of Irish Beekeepers Associations
Publishers of An Beachaire (the Irish Beekeeper) and the focus of beekeeping education in Ireland, promoters of the Gormanston Summer School.

Ulster Beekeepers Association
The body to which local beekeeping associations in Northern Ireland are affiliated.

Wildlife Gardener
A non-profit making organisation that shows how to attract bees, insects and wildlife into your garden.

Beekeeping Journals & Magazines

Apicultural Abstracts
Published by IBRA - Aimed to give a complete survey of research and technical developments concerning all bees and bee-related subjects throughout the world.

American Bee Journal
The oldest bee magazine printed in the English language. Amateur, professional and scientific news makes ABJ an attractive buy for any beekeeper.

Australasian Beekeeper
The ABK strives to serve all members of the Australian beekeeping industry with articles of interest to both commercial and hobbyist beekeepers.

Bee Culture
A magazine that brings you new and better ideas for keeping bees. Monthly. Enjoy and profit from your bees by reading Gleanings.

Bee Improvement
Magazine of the Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders? Association.

Bee World
Published by IBRA - contains original articles and regular features and welcomes submissions on all aspects of beekeeping and all species of bees worldwide.

Beekeeper's Quarterly
The large-format illustrated magazine from Northern Bee Books.

Bees for Development (Journal)
The journal for sustainable beekeeping.

Journal of Apicultural Research
Published by IBRA - A refereed scientific journal dedicated to bringing the best research on bees.

Journal of ApiProducts and ApiMedical Science
Published by IBRA - A peer-reviewed scientific journal focused upon evidence-based research being carried out on biologically relevant properties of bee and hive products, and their scientific relevance in the fields of medicine, nutrition and healthcare.

Welsh Bee Keeper for Welsh speakers, for English speakers
Gwenynwyr Cymru ? the publication of the Welsh Beekeepers' Association giving news and views of beekeeping in Wales and abroad.

Irish Bee Keeper
Read 'An Beachaire', the publication of the Irish Beekeepers Associations, 64 pages all colour published monthly, giving all the news and tips on Beekeeping.

The Scottish Beekeeper.
Magazine of the Scottish Beekeepers' Association. International in appeal, Scottish in character.