Results of early 2019 samples out now

The National Honey Monitoring Scheme (NHMS) - led by the UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) – is an innovative project which aims to better understand the health of our countryside through monitoring the foraging habits of UK honeybees.

Since the launch in July 2018, the National Honey Monitoring Scheme has seen well over 1000 beekeepers sign up and approximately 850 honey samples returned. Your partnership been tremendously appreciated and we hope to continue the scheme much into the future with your support. DON’T FORGET - SIGN UP FOR 2020! Packs will be sent out from March.

Individual beekeepers results for the early 2019 samples (returned to us spring to mid-summer) are available now, live on your website account page. Late 2019 samples (returned to us by the end of November) will be available in the not too distant future (end of March). Also available is the 2019 habitat and crop data for the 200m surrounding each hive.

How to access your results:

1. Login to your account on the Honey Monitoring Scheme site.

2. You will then be taken to the ‘Taking Part’ page.  Scroll to the bottom of this page and you will see a link to your results under the section titled ‘History’.  Click on the link for Results for your sample, titled ‘Analysis results are ready’.

3. There are three sets of results:
a. Honey sample characteristics
b. Plants detected in the honey sample
c. Habitats and crops surrounding the beehive

Make sure you scroll to the bottom of the results page to see everything. We hope you enjoy reviewing the results from your honey samples.

Please direct all queries to our FAQs here or if not listed, email honey@ceh.ac.uk with your questions.