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Season 5

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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 …

Honey Bee Management Natural Beekeeping Methods & Management

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…

Honey Bee Management Pests And Predators

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…

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
Honey Bee Management

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 …

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…

Education

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
Education Habitat, Forage,

The Bee Girl's Summer Tour with Sarah Red-Laird (S5, E8)

Aug. 8, 2022

On this week’s episode, we are joined by Sarah Red-Laird, the Bee Girl and she is on a mission this summer. Sarah is visiting all sorts of people in the Midwest who are trying to do the same thing she is doing from her home …

Pesticides & Poisons

Beyond Pesticides with Jay Feldman (S5, E7)

Aug. 1, 2022

This week, Kim and Jeff talk with Jay Feldman, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Beyond Pesticides. Beyond Pesticides is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C., which works with allies in prote…

Guest: Jay Feldman
Apitherapy

Apitherapy with Deb Klughers (S5, E6)

July 25, 2022

This week we talk with EAS Master Beekeeper, Deborah Klughers. Deb lives out on the eastern end of Long Island where she keeps her own bees and manages colonies for other people in the area. Deb is leading the EAS Conference…

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 …

Products & Devices

Hive Heart with Duane Combs (S5, E04)

July 11, 2022

On today’s episode, we talk with Dwayne Combs about his business Beehive Monitoring USA and the line of beehive sensors, by a Slovakian company manufacturing the HiveHeart monitor. Dave’s business is the US distributor of th…

Guest: Duane Combs
Author Beekeepers

Jim Tew - Lessons Learned Archive Special (S5, E03)

July 4, 2022

We're taking the week off to prepare for our July 4th Holiday with our families. We hope you enjoy this special from our first year of the podcast where we introduced many of you to Dr. Jim Tew. Jim cohosts the Honey Bee Obs…

Guest: Jim Tew
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…