Farmers Weekly: Defra rejects NFU application to use neonicotinoids on OSR

"Defra has rejected an emergency application for growers to use banned neonicotinoid seed treatments on oilseed rape this autumn. The decision, announced by Defra on Thursday (12 May), will be a major blow to growers in England who rely on neonics to establish OSR in hotspot areas whose crops suffer cabbage stem flea beetle attacks. ..."

Read more here: Farmers Weekly

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