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Broadcom MASTERS® Award Winner - Rory Hu (S5, E22)

Nov. 14, 2022

The Effects of Pesticides, Caffeine & Tea Polyphenols on Honey Bees

Guest: Rory Hu
Pests And Predators Research

Dr. Samuel Ramsey - Fall 2022 Updates - (S5, E21)

Nov. 7, 2022

Boulder, Tropilaelaps, Hippy Varroa and More

Pesticides & Poisons Pests And Predators Research

Winter Bees, Summer Bees and Imidacloprid (S5, E19)

Oct. 24, 2022

Winter bees, those bees that emerge during the cold winter months when there is little to no exposure to the world outside, are very different from summer bees, which emerge during the hectic and exposed to everything bees a…

Honey Bee Management Research

Winter Storage, CO2, and Varroa with Dr. Brandon Hopkins (S5, E18)

Oct. 17, 2022

Would you believe varroa mites, carbon dioxide and indoor wintering are working together to make keeping bees easier and more profitable? Well, believe it. Today, we talk with Dr. Brandon Hopkins from Washington State Univer…

Competitions Education Research

Project Apis m - Costco USA Scholarship Winners #2 (S5, E17)

Oct. 10, 2022

Join us for our second episode on the 2022 Project Apis m and CostCo Scholarship Awards. Students who receive this PhD Scholarship award bring new energy, ideas, and expertise to the scientists on the leading edge of bee hea…

Author Research

Bee Time with Mark Winston (S5, E13)

Sept. 12, 2022

Mark Winston joins us on today’s episode. Mark just retired from Simon Frazer University in British Columbia. For many years his research focused on honey bees, beekeeping and agriculture. For about a decade he was a regular…

Guest: Mark Winston
Pests And Predators Research

Project Apis m - Costco Scholarship Awards (S5, E11)

Aug. 29, 2022

When we started this podcast back in 2018, not only did we want to bring you the known and established voices in beekeeping and honey bee research, we also set out to highlight the new voices. Today’s episode we introduce tw…

Feeding Honey Bee Management Research

Archive Special: Katarina Davitt - Bananas and Bees (S5, E10)

Aug. 22, 2022

In this archive special episode from November, 2020, Master Beekeeper, Katharina Davitt reveals the nutritional benefits honey bees derive from bananas. Yes, you read that correctly, bananas! We all know that bananas are goo…

Pests And Predators Research

The Small Hive Beetle with Drs. Morgan Roth and Aaron Gross (S5, E05)

July 18, 2022

On this episode, we learn share everything you ever wanted to know about Small Hive Beetles, with Drs. Morgan Roth and Aaron Gross, from Virginia Tech. Small hive beetles cause about $3 million dollars damage to US beehives …

Beekeeper Profile Competitions Research

Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalist - Amara Orth (S5, E02)

June 27, 2022

First up on today’s podcast, Jeff talks with Maya Ajmera, CEO of the Society for Science who along with the pharmaceutical company Regeneron, host an annual science contest for high school seniors. Maya talks with Jeff about…

Honey Bee Management Research

Asian Giant Hornet and Indoor Wintering Research with Dr. Kelly Kulhanek (S5, E01)

June 20, 2022

Dr. Kelly Kulhanek recently moved to Pullman, WA., where she has started her work there on assisting with the Asian Giant Hornet research. In addition to this she is working with the research on indoor wintering of honey bee…

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Bee Hunting with Dr. Tom Seeley - Archive Super Episode - (S4, E48)

May 16, 2022

In this replay from the Beekeeping Today Podcast Archive Super, we talk with Dr. Tom D. Seeley. We originally talked with Tom in 2019. Dr. Seeley is a in Biology at Cornell University where he teaches courses on animal beha…

Book Review Pests And Predators Research

Pol-Line VSH Honey Bees with USDA-ARS Drs Frank Rinkevich and Mike Simone (S4, E47)

May 9, 2022

Drs. Michael Simone-Finstrom and Dr. Frank Rinkevich, are research entomologists at the Baton Rouge Honey Bee Research Laboratory in Baton Rouge, LA. They have completed an extensive set of tests in commercial beekeeping ope…

Products & Devices Research

Best For Bees with Dr. Erica Shelley (S4, E43)

April 11, 2022

This week, Kim is back and we talk with Dr. Erica Shelley.  We find out what her research organization, Best For Bees, Ltd. does, and learn about their latest discoveries that will make your bees safer than you can imagine. …

Education Research

Bee Informed Partnership Loss & Management Survey with Geoff Williams and Mikayla Wilson (S4, E41)

March 28, 2022

This week, we invite Geoff Williams and Mikayla Wilson from Bee Informed Partnership to talk with us about their 2022 Loss and Management Survey! It kicks off in April - in just a few days! The was started in 2007 by the a…