Mike is a Master Beekeeper. He has been keeping honeybees since 1972 and these days manages multiple apiaries, each with between 5 and 8 colonies.
Mike runs our regular courses in Beekeeping, from Beginners courses and Experience days to specialist subjects such as Swarm Prevention and control, and Queen Rearing.
He is the ex-chairman and current President of the Hastings & Rother Beekeeping Association. (H&R BKA), and represents the division on the Sussex Beekeeping Executive Committee. Furthermore, he is a member of the BBKA EXAMINATION BOARD and an examiner for the BBKA Basic and General Husbandry examinations.