Nov. 20, 2019

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

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...


Kim & JerryIn 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 is well respected in the industry. In this episode, Jerry and Kim talk about the transition, Jerry's direction for Bee Culture, his move to Ohio and what he sees as challenges to the industry.

Also in this episode, while at Apimondia in September, Kim talked to Brett Adee about honey adulteration/contamination and the impact of that problem to beekeepers. 

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Podcast music: Young Presidents, "Be Strong"

Jerry Hayes

Editor, Bee Culture Magazine

Old...getting Older and Wiser
Editor, Bee Culture magazine
VP Vita Bee Health
Honey Bee Health Lead Monsanto
Chief of Apiary Section , Florida Dept. of Ag. and consumer Services
Dadant and Sons, Product Dev., AR
ABJ Classroom column , 40 years
Classroom the book
Co-Author or Author on 23 papers
Misc. articles in ABJ and Bee Culture over the decades