It is the role of UBKA to promote the craft of beekeeping and the importance of bees in the environment.
BECOME A BEEKEEPER – Check out the pages of our website for information and advice telling you how best to go about joining us as a beekeeper or supporter.
COURSES FOR BEGINNERS -Introductory courses in Beekeeping are run in conjunction with CAFRE leading to the Federation of Irish Beekeeping Associations Preliminary Certificate in Beekeeping. The course content is available here. The course are run by the UBKA local associations throughout Northern Ireland. The courses list with tutor contacts are available here. An application form is available here. To apply for a course applicants may complete the application form and send it to the tutor contact of their choice. Alternatively application may be made via the CAFRE web site. (If applying via CAFRE applicants should go to CAFRE.ac.uk then select Industry Support then Industry Training then Agriculture Industry then Bees – Preliminary Beekeepers’ Course)
If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please contact us.
QUEEN CELLS – Are there QUEEN CELLS in YOUR hives? Here’s an interesting pdf document courtesy of FERA and the Welsh Assembly in association with the Welsh Beekeeping Association