UBKA Winter Webinars 2021 “Key Concepts For Every Bee-Keeper”
With Ged Marshall
Feb 11, 2021 08:00 PM (GMT)
Swarm control without the nine day checks . . . How to survive the Summer without repeatedly inspecting the brood chambers and still get large yields. Kindly sponsored by Burkes Bee Supplies.
Ged started beekeeping when he was 15, spending a Summer working for a commercial (3,000 hive) operation in France. He got his first hives in the early ’80s and went full time in July 1989. Building up the business, focusing on bulk honey production and more recently, queen bee production. He has worked in France, Tenerife, Denmark and at Buckfast Abbey with Brother Adam to help improve his beekeeping.
In February 2014 Ged was the first Bee Farmer in the country to be awarded with the status of ‘Master Bee Farmer’ having reached the highest level in the art, science and craft of bee farming accepted by the Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers and the Bee Farmers Association of the United Kingdom. He has achieved professional recognition through the licentiateship of the City and Guilds of London Institute. Ged has served on the Bee Farmers Association committee for 12 years and in 2017 he was elected chairman of the board of directors.
All Webinars are FREE and will commence at 8pm with a Question & Answer session after. Please register in advance for this webinar at the link below.