Increases in Bees, Wasps and Hornets
british hornet
As my colleague Nick mentioned a few weeks ago, the Asian Hornet Threat in 2017 is on the increase and not only are the bee keepers concerned, but also business owners. Here on the farm were I live, we have seen a marked increase in wasps in the last few …
Wasp Numbers Increase
Wasps
Cast your mind back to my colleague Nick Silvester’s post back in June regarding the prediction of wasp numbers during the summer of 2016. ¬†Well most of the summer has been upon us, and indeed, as he correctly predicted, the warm and wet weather pattern has provided a most fertile …
Wasp Season Gathers Pace
Wasps
Wasp Numbers March of 2012 received a short burst of unusually high temperatures encouraging fertile queens to emerge early from their winter hibernation only to be met with freezing temperatures, this was also accompanied by a very wet season and saw wasp numbers plummet by almost 80% in some areas. …