'Seed treatment is not harmful to bees': Bayer launches huge scientific study into neonicotinoids: Farming UK

"Bayer has announced the publication of a series of scientific publications on a large-scale landscape study into the bee safety of neonicotinoid seed treatment. The study was commissioned by the multinational German chemical organisation, and conducted with various scientific partners. The aim was to assess the potential effects of oilseed rape grown from clothianidin-treated seeds on bee species with different life cycles, such as the honey bee, a bumble bee and a solitary bee species. ...."

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The Association's apiary in North Shropshire


The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire. We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

Our Vision

visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping