Episodes

January 16, 2020

Planting Large Scale Pollinator Habitats with Lindsey White and Randi Grout (S2, E12)

Lindsey White and Randi Grout work for Meadville Land Service, Inc., which is a "cousin" company of the Ernst Seed Company out of Cochranton, PA.  MLS specializes in planning, planting and maintaining large scale (multiple acre) pollinator...

December 29, 2019

Beekeeping Today Podcast: 2019 - The Year In Review (S2, E11)

In this episode, the guys review key podcasts and guests from 2019. Then they take a look at what is planned for 2020.  What were your favorite episodes? Let us know at   ______________ This episode is brought to you by ! Global Patties is a...

December 14, 2019

Bees In The D: Brian Peterson, Brian Roest (S2, E10)

Brian Peterson and Brian Roest are beekeepers and educators in the Detroit, Michigan area. They created "Bees in the D"; a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to create a cooperative effort between the residents, schools, organizations and...

December 01, 2019

2 Million Blossoms: Kirsten Traynor (S2, E09)

Dr. Kirsten Traynor joins Beekeeping Today Podcast in this episode to talk about her new quarterly publication, . 2 Million Blossoms is dedicated to "protecting our pollinators - both wild and managed, before they disappear." 2 Million Blossoms (first...

November 20, 2019

Jerry Hayes & Kim Flottum: Passing the Torch at Bee Culture (S2, E08)

In the last episode of Beekeeping Today Podcast, Kim announced that he was stepping down his post of 30+ years at Bee Culture and handing over the reins of the world class publication to Jerry Hayes.  Jerry has a a long history in beekeeping and...

November 10, 2019

It Is Combplex - A New Approach To Varroa Treatments - (S2, E07)

Joining this episode is a team representing one of the 18 finalist in the Empire State Development and Cornell University’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement for “”. Grow-NY is a food innovation and agricultural technology business...

October 15, 2019

A Look Back At Apimondia 2019 (S2, E06)

Every two years, beekeepers from around the globe swarm to a chosen city for a week to discuss the honey bee: The latest research, latest products, the latest gadgets, and the must have knowledge for all those interested in the honey bee and honey...

September 07, 2019

Orenda Winery: Xander and Samantha Kent (S2, E05)

When Xander and Samantha met several years ago, the thought they'd end up owning and running a winery in Carnation, Washington, was not even a germ of an idea. In fact, the thought that they'd be running 15 colonies and producing honey at that winery...

August 26, 2019

Steve Pernal: Apimondia 2019 Program Director (S2, E04)

Dr. is a research scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (the Canadian USDA), located at the lab in Beaverlodge, Alberta, CAN. When he isn't working with the bees in the fields of canola, clover and alfalfa of the norther plains of Alberta,...

August 09, 2019

Tammy Horn Potter: Author, "Flower Power" & KY State Apriarist (S2, E03)

Dr. Tammy Horn Potter started her professional life with a PhD in American Literature. Today, she is State Apriarist for Kentucky. Along the way, she's taught English and literature at several universities in the Southeast, helped her grandfather - a...

July 31, 2019

Rich Morris: Lead Drone - Broodminder - (S2, E02)

Rich Morris is a beekeeper and electrical engineer whose passion and career combined to produce Broodminder.  Broodminder is a set of battery powered sensors and scale that provide insights to beekeepers on the changes within their monitored...

July 05, 2019

A.I. Root Company History with Brad Root - 1919 to the '80s - (S2,E01)

We continue our celebration of the A. I. Root Company's 150 anniversary we started in with Brad Root. In this episode, we pick up about 1920 and continue to the 1980's.  Brad relates several of the key events in the history of the A.I. Root...

June 28, 2019

Season One Wrap-Up: A Look Back at What Was and Forward to What Will Bee! - (032)

In this Season One wrap-up, Jeff and Kim talk about how the show got started, talk about some of the guests on the show. Kim also interviews Jeff during the show. Who is Jeff and why is HE on the podcast? They also discuss some of the history...

June 21, 2019

Pollinator Week: Adam Allington - The Business of Bees - (031)

Adam Allington is the producer and host of the Bloomberg Environment podcast, The Business of Bees.  Adam joins Jeff and Kim on this final podcast of the 2019 Pollinator Week series. Business of Bees is a six-part podcast series that introduces...

June 20, 2019

Pollinator Week: Gene Brandi - California Pollinator - (030)

Gene Brandi is a West Coast beekeeper, based out of Los Banos, California. Gene is is a great spokesman for the beekeeping industry having spent over 40 years in the business. Gene is Past President of , has served as the Chair of , Chair of the , and...

June 19, 2019

Pollinator Week: Dr. Jennifer Tsuruda, Honey Bee Pollination - (029)

Dr. Jennifer Tsuruda is an Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where she focuses her time on honey bee health, pollination and as the State's Extension Service apiculturist. Prior to her current position, she was the...

June 18, 2019

Pollinator Week: Davey Hackenberg - Commercial Beekeeper - (028)

Davey Hackenberg is a second-generation of beekeeper following in the steps of his father, Dave Hackenberg, in the honey and pollination business. Davey lives in Lewisberg, PA where he and his family run Hackenberg Honey, home of Buffy Bee Honey! In...

June 17, 2019

Pollinator Week: Pollinator Partnership - Kelly Rourke & Vicki Wojcik - (027)

is the organization responsible for bringing us Pollinator Week, so it is only fitting "P2" leads off our special week of podcasts! In 2007, Congress unanimously declared a week of June as National Pollinator Week. Pollinator Week has now grown into a...

May 07, 2019

Dr. Jerry Bromenshenk/Dr. David Firth: Bee Health Guru & UoM Master Beekeeper Program - (026)

Dr. Jerry Bromenshenk and Dr. David Firth from the Univerisity of Montana are working together on a new application for beekeepers called .  The application uses artificial intelligence (AI) to listen to the sound and based upon complex...

April 26, 2019

Geoff Williams/Selina Bruckner: Bee Informed Partnership Annual Colony Loss Survey - (025)

Dr. Geoff Williams is an assistant professor at Auburn University. He is in charge of the Bee Lab and is on the Board of the . Selina Bruckner is a PhD student in entomology at Auburn and working on the Annual Colony Loss and Management Survey. The...

April 25, 2019

Meredith May: The Honey Bus - (024)

Meredith May is a beekeeper, journalist and author who grew up in the Big Sur area, along the central California coast. Her mother withdrew from Meredith's and her brother's lives following the breakup of her marriage. The Honey Bus is Meredith's...

March 28, 2019

Jonathan Lundgren: Regenerative Agriculture and Honey Bee Health - (023)

Dr. Jonathan Lundgren is a former USDA-ARS soil scientist, having received his PhD in Entomology from the University of Illinois in 2004. Today he is Director of and CEO of . He has also recently contributed to magazine! is focused on researching...

March 07, 2019

Peter Nelson, Director & Beekeeper: The Pollinators Movie - (022)

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, is currently making...

February 24, 2019

True Source Honey with Eric Wenger - (021)

Eric Wenger is the Chairman of True Source Honey, LLC - an organization created through the efforts of multiple honey companies and honey industry participants who collectively working to provide a way consumers and customers from the problems...