This weeks tip: Did you save a frame and show jars for the honey show?
QUEEN BEES BORN IN 2018 ARE MARKED RED | BORN IN 2019 ARE MARKED GREEN | AND BORN IN 2020 ARE MARKED BLUE
The National Bee Unit has today (Wednesday 3 July 2019) confirmed a sighting of an individual, female Asian hornet in New Milton, Hampshire, after it was reported by a member of the public. Based upon visual examination, the hornet is likely to be a queen.
Further information can be found here.
A second Asian hornet nest has been found and destroyed in Fowey, close to the 1st nest site. Information about this discovery, along with surveillance activities in Hull and Liskeard can be found in the following Defra press release: