The Bee Farmers’ Association and its members are involved in a number of research projects relevant to commercial beekeeping. If you are developing a research project and would like to discuss it with a representative of the Bee Farmers’ Association, please contact the Membership and Administration Officer.
The Bee Farmers’ Association was the project coordinator for the pan-European Swarmonitor project which aims to develop a tool for diagnostic monitoring of honey bee colonies by monitoring vibrations in the hive.
The consortium members were:
- The Bee Farmers’ Association Limited, UK
- INRA, France
- Nottingham Trent University, UK
- CARI, Belgium
- CAPAZ GmbH, Germany
- European Professional Beekeepers’ Association (EPBA)
- SZOMEL, Germany
- Arnia, UK.
The project was funded under the European Union (EU) Seventh Framework Programme.