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July 20, 2020

Dr. Samuel Ramsey - Tracking The Tropilaelaps & More (S3, E8)

Dr. Sam Ramsey joins us again to share what he has found from his most recent work on Tropilaelaps mites in Thailand. He has been looking at the history of this mite’s movement around the world, the biology and its …

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June 8, 2020

Dr. Meghan Milbrath - Honey Bees, Disease and More with Kirsten Trayn…

In this episode, guest co-host and 2 Million Blossoms editor Kirsten Traynor joins Jeff and Kim with her Dr. Meghan Milbrath interview. Meghan applies her epidemiology background in her work with honey bee diseases as an academic specialist at...

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April 3, 2020

Asian Giant Hornet with WSDA's Sven-Erik Spichiger (S2,E23)

The world’s largest hornet, The Asian Giant Hornet was discovered in the State of Washington in the fall of 2019. Also known as the Japanese Hornet, the Yak-Killer Hornet or the Giant Sparrow Bee, this ground nesting giant is as …

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April 1, 2020

Bonus Episode: New Giant Honey Bee Discovery

In this bonus episode, Jeff and Kim talk about the just announced discovery of a new race of honey bees, uncovered in the Solomon Islands, Apis gigantica-nordquist, on the smallest uninhabited island, Vangunu. Vangunu, the smallest, uninhabited speck...

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Nov. 6, 2018

Dr. Samuel Ramsey: The Honey Bee Fat Body and the Varroa Mite - (015)

Dr. Samuel Ramsey is a life long entomologist. His interests in all things insects started in his youth along with his parent's encouragement and his siblings displeasure! He continued his studies in college (Cornell) and just recently completed his...

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July 19, 2018

Tom Theobald - The Problem With Neonicotinoids (008)

Tom Theobald is a long time beekeeper who lives outside Boulder, Colorado. Tom has been sounding the alarm about the problem we all face with the over use and accumulation of neonicotinoids (neonics) in the environment since before his July, …

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