12 October, 2019

2019 marked the 40th year!

AN EVENT FOR BEEKEEPERS AND BEEKEEPERS TO BE

Next event: Date for 2020 to be advised
Tocal Agricultural Centre, Paterson NSW 2421
Entry is FREE

Tocal Beekeepers’ Field Day is the longest running bee field day in Australia. Filled with numerous activities, presentations by subject matter experts, a trade show, demonstrations, honey tastings and food vendors available all day.  We hope to see you here!

bee field day

What was on in 2019

The day was filled with activities and presentations including a trade show, equipment and hive demonstrations for beginners, pests and diseases inspection of a beehive, safe lifting of beehives, honey tastings and sales, food/coffee available all day.

Presentations by apiary industry experts were run throughout the day. 2019 topics included Honey and Pollen Flora, Apiary Sites, Queen Bees, Beekeeper Training, Boutique Backyard Beekeeping, Bee Biosecurity, and American Foulbrood - a look at the history, analysis and sniffer dogs.

The Tocal Beekeepers Field Day is run collaboratively by the Amateur Beekeepers Association, NSW Apiarists Association, Department of Primary Industry and Tocal College.

2019 Honey Competition Results

  • Media contact:

    Dani Lloyd-Prichard: 02 49398815

  • Email:

    tocal.bees@dpi.nsw.gov.au