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BTP Sponsorship Promo - 2018

Sept. 10, 2018

We've received questions regarding sponsorship of a Beekeeping Today Podcast episode. This is certainly possible! You can sponsor a single episode or multiple episodes. Listen to the sample here to hear how the introduction of your company's product...

Dewey Caron - Master Beekeeper Certification, Beekeeping in Oregon and Bolivia, Honey Bee Health Coalition (010)

Sept. 3, 2018

Dr. Dewey Caron has been working to help educate beekeepers for years starting with his work with Dr. Roger Morse (Cornell) and Eastern Apiculture Society (EAS). He helped to establish the EAS Master Beekeeper Certification program and has worked with...

Jerry Hayes & Barb Bloetscher - Varroa RNAi Based Treatments Update and State of Ohio Apiarist Update (009)

Aug. 7, 2018

In this episode, Jerry Hayes and Barb Bloetscher escape the rain in Medina Ohio and join Jeff and Kim on the podcast.  Jerry (former FLA State Apiarist) provides an update on what he learned while at Monsanto regarding the challenges faced by...

Tom Theobald - The Problem With Neonicotinoids (008)

July 19, 2018

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, 2010...

James Wilkes - HiveTracks and the Computerized Hive (007)

July 17, 2018

Dr. James Wilkes is a co-founder and CEO of . When he is not working at HiveTracks or teaching computer science at Appalachian State in Boone, NC, James manages over 150 colonies with his son to producing sourwood honey on their . In this...

Toni Burnham - DC Beekeeper Alliance / Urban Beekeeping (006)

July 3, 2018

We've invited regular contributor, Toni Burnham to the podcast to talk about the and urban beekeeping. Urban beekeeping is on the rise as demonstrated by the membership growth of the DC Beekeepers over the past couple of years. Join Jeff and Kim as...

Dr. James Tew - Beekeeping Lessons Learned (005)

June 27, 2018

We invited (mostly retired) to the podcast to share with us some of his beekeeping experiences and observations. Jim brings an insightful and sometimes humorous perspective from how he got into bees... and how a bee once got into him!   Jim has...

Bee Broker - Joe Traynor (004)

June 22, 2018

Joe Traynor is a bee broker in the almond orchards of California. Joe smoothes the business interactions between the beekeeper/pollinator and the almond grower. He has been in the pollination business since the early '70s and has seen it all. He has...

Xerces Society - Matthew Shepherd (003)

June 21, 2018

Matthew Shepherd is the Director of Communications and Outreach for the . Jeff and Kim invited Matthew to  Beekeeping Today Podcast to discuss the Xerces Society's various programs including Protecting Pollinators, Monarch and Bumble Bee...

Commercial Pollinator - John Miller (002)

June 20, 2018

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...

Pollinator Partnership - Amber Barnes (001)

June 19, 2018

Jeff and Kim speak with Amber Barnes of Pollinator Partnership () about their many different projects, including Monarch program and pollinator habitat protection. Later in the episode, Kim discusses the health and future of pollinators during his...

Beekeeping Today Podcast Promo

June 11, 2018

An introduction to the Beekeeping Today Podcast, presented by Bee Culture Magazine!   Questions/Comments:   Thanks to Bee Culture, the Magazine of American Beekeeping, for their support of The Beekeeping Today Podcast. Available in print...