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How To Taste Honey with Marina Marchese (S5, E32)

Jan. 23, 2023

Returning to the podcast in this episode is Marina Marchese. Marina is back from a recent trip to Italy taking advanced courses from the Food Institute there in both learning, and teaching the skills necessary to claim the t…

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Overwintering Bees - Experiences Of A Yukon Beekeeper: Etienne Tardif (S5, E31)

Jan. 16, 2023

Joining us today is Etienne Tardif. Etienne keeps his bees in the Yukon Territory, where he works as a mining consultant. His data driven approach to keeping bees relies a lot on the technology he uses, plus his study of ins…

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AFB Vaccine for Honey Bees with Dr. Keith Delaplane (S5, E30)

Jan. 9, 2023

A vaccine for American Foulbrood? Really? Yes, really! We sit down with Dr. Keith Delaplane at the University of Georgia as he explains why his honey bee research lab is involved in this project, how this vaccine works, when…

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Bee Weaver Queens with Danny Weaver (S5, E29)

Jan. 2, 2023

Today, I welcome Danny Weaver to the show. Danny comes from a long line of queen breeders and beekeepers in the Navasota, Texas area. Danny’s father, Binford, was instrumental working with Congress to establish the National …

Guest: Daniel Weaver
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The Pollinators with Director Peter Nelson - 2022 Holiday Replay (S5, E28)

Dec. 26, 2022

Peter Nelson is a filmmaker, director and beekeeper. This combination of skills and passions lead to a documentary film about the business and lives of pollinators - both the two legged and six legged kind!  The documentary,…

Guest: Peter Nelson
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Beekeeper vs. Tech in Startup Competition with Chris Bush (S5, E27)

Dec. 19, 2022

Joining us this week is Northeast Ohio Beekeeper, Chris Bush. Chris was a contestant on an online series, kind of like - Survivor, meets SharkTank in Hell’s Kitchen. Chris took his honey and queen rearing business to compete…

Guest: Chris Bush
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Dr. Jeff Pettis - Apimondia 2022 In Review & More (S5, E26)

Dec. 12, 2022

Dr. Jeff Pettis returns to Beekeeping Today Podcast with an update of this past September’s Apimondia Congress, in Turkey. Jeff was selected President of Apimondia when they last met in Canada three years ago. His goal was t…

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Tennessee Bees and Hive Life with Kamon Reynolds (S5, E25)

Dec. 5, 2022

If you don’t already know about Kamon Reynolds and his YouTube channel with over 52,000 subscribers, it’s time you check him out. You’ll find it on YouTube under his name or the channel’s name Tennessee’s Bees. There he disc…

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The UK's National Honey Show Interviews and Ed Colby (S5, E24)

Nov. 28, 2022

One of the largest and perhaps oldest honey shows in the world in the UK’s National Honey Show. The first show opened in 1923 at the Crystal Palace, in London. While the National Honey Show took an understandable break durin…

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Chinese Tallow Update with Steven Coy (S5, E23)

Nov. 21, 2022

Today, we’ve invited Steven Coy back to the how to provide an update on the Chinese Tallow tree and efforts to eliminate them.  Chinese Tallow was brought to the USA in the 1700’s as an ornamental. They have very successfull…

Guest: Steven Coy
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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
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Dr. Samuel Ramsey - Fall 2022 Updates - (S5, E21)

Nov. 7, 2022

Boulder, Tropilaelaps, Hippy Varroa and More

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Regional Beekeepers: Fall 2022 (S5, E20)

Oct. 31, 2022

This week, guest co-host Jim Tew is sitting in for Kim and we have invited four beekeepers to the podcast to talk about their season just past. We call it our Regional Beekeepers show. If you have been a long time listener, …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Minnesota Honey Producers' Ambassador Program and More (S5, E16)

Oct. 3, 2022

The Minnesota Honey Producers Association has a whole bunch of good things going for them and in this episode we learn about their new Honey Ambassador Program (notice we didn’t say Honey Queen Program), plus the state wide …

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Pragmatic Beekeeping with Cliff Struhl (S5, E15)

Sept. 26, 2022

In this week’s episode, we visit with Cliff Struhl about his thoughts on better ways to keep bees than is generally done today (and the past 170 years). Cliff is owner of Bee Smart Designs and has produced several products t…

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HBHC Varroa Management Guide Updates with Dr. Dewey Caron (S5, E14)

Sept. 19, 2022

On today’s episode we are joined by professor, author and noted speaker Dr. Dewey Caron. Dewey is an active member of the Honey Bee Health Coalition where he helps with the creation and maintenance of the Coalition’s Hive Ma…

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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
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Dr. Tracy Farone - Veternarian To The Bees (S5, E12)

Sept. 5, 2022

Dr. Tracy Farone, joins us in this episode. Tracy is a veterinarian, a professor of biology at Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania, a board member of the Honey Bee Veterinary Consortium, a beekeeper and a regular …

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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…

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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…

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Bee Culture October Event with Jerry Hayes (S5, E9)

Aug. 15, 2022

Bee Culture’s Annual October Event is back. After two years of dealing with Covid delays, Editor Jerry Hayes has put together a two day event in Medina, Ohio that you will not want to miss. On today’s episode, we talk with J…

Guest: Jerry Hayes