apiculture n. beekeeping
apiarist n. one who keeps bees
apiary n. a place where bees are kept
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The Branch Committee
The Branch Committee is elected at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). This year’s AGM will be held on November 23 at Whiddon Down.
Committee meetings are held approximately every three months and a summary of the meeting is published in the branch newsletter. The branch is also represented by committee members at meetings of the DBKA. While the committee is responsible for organising and co-
Any ideas, comments or feedback you want to make to the committee can be sent via this website.
The Current Branch Committee:
Jim Sampson -
David Wolley -
Will Pyne -
Pip Wilkins -
Suzanne Maxwell -
Mark Tanner -
Sue Baxter -
Branch president, Jim Sampson, very generously donated a trophy to the branch in 2011 which is called 'The Presidents Cup'. This is to be awarded each year at the AGM to the member who has made an outstanding contribution to the branch. Jim presented the cup to the following:-
The minutes of this year’s 98th Okehampton Beekeepers’ AGM, held on November 23 2023 can be accessed below:-