In addition to general education on pests and diseases we highly recommend registering on BeeBase –  the Animal and Plant Health Agency’s (APHA) National Bee Unit website.

It is designed for beekeepers and supports Defra, Welsh Government and Scotland’s Bee Health Programmes and the Healthy Bees Plan, which set out to protect and sustain our valuable national bee stocks by giving a huge amount of up to date information on honey bee pests and diseases. In addition to the vast amount of useful information there is the useful varroa calculator tool.

Please see our pages on the various Pests, Diseases and other Colony Disorders which we will add to and update as and when we can, including our own suggestions for treatment.

Image Courtesy The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), Crown Copyright