John is a commercial beekeeper who splits his time between Newcastle, CA, and Gackle, ND. We invited John to the podcast to discuss the challenges facing commercial pollinators in the almond orchards and the movement of bees back out to the...
John is a commercial beekeeper who splits his time between Newcastle, CA, and Gackle, ND. We invited John to the podcast to discuss the challenges facing commercial pollinators in the almond orchards and the movement of bees back out to the prairies of North Dakota.
Later on in the episode, Kim provides his perspective on the pollination business and the beekeeper.
Learn more about John's business at: https://www.millerhoneyfarms.com
Find out more about Pollination Week at Pollinator.org.
Thanks to Bee Culture, the Magazine of American Beekeeping, for their support of The Beekeeping Today Podcast. Available in print and digital at www.beeculture.com
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Podcast music: Young Presidents, "Be Strong"
CEO Miller Honey Farms
Miller's Honey Farms, Inc. is a family run beekeeping business of over 123 years in beekeeping providing pollination service and honey production.
John is an active advocate of honey bees and all pollinators, including the Nature Conservancy and several state beekeeping organizations. John currently serves as CFO for Project Apis m. and a board member for Bee Informed Partnership and a board member for a local economic development association. John is also a two-term chair of the National Honey Board
John is also the highlight and subject of the book, "Beekeeper's Lament" by Hanna Nordhaus and a partner in En-R-G Foods, manufacturers of honey-based energy and protein bars, and chews bars sold under the name of HoneyStinger.
You can read John's monthly column in Bee Culture Magazine!