This week we are talking about Bumble Bees, Monsanto and How Do Honeybees Smell? This is Episode Sixty of our beekeeping podcast.
Last Updated Friday, November 23, 2012 I went along to Auckland bee club today, and spent most of the time helping Sue in the shop. It was a very busy day and I enjoyed meeting and talking to everyone that came in. I managed to sneak out during the talks. The topics today were:- Harvesting[…]Read More
Last Updated Thursday, January 22, 2015A great interview by the Barefoot Beekeeper “Phil Chandler” that I highly recommend everyone take the time to have a listen, its regarding a pesticide Clothianidin that I believe is still used in clean Green New Zealand!!! Tom Theobald was largely responsible for exposing the fact that the US Environmental[…]Read More
The thirteenth podcast from the the team at kiwimana. This week we are taking about inspections and buddies, and we talked to Kevin from the BK Corner podcast.
Last Updated Wednesday, September 11, 2013 Today the weather in Auckland wasn’t the best, we did hear there was a cold storm coming from the south. We travelled down to Franklin to attend the monthly bee club meeting. A heavy shower hit the site when we arrived. An omen of things to come. Peter Smith[…]Read More
Tonight we went along to a lecture by Gilles Ratia – World President of Apimondia. Apimondia is the International Federation of Beekeepers’ Associations.
Neonicotinoids are being sold in garden centres all across New Zealand, what can you do about it?
Last Updated Friday, March 16, 2012A great article from the Bay of Plenty Times about Gilles Ratia’s work. Mankind must heed the message of the bees and switch from conventional to organic systems of agriculture believes Gilles Ratia, of France, who is president of Apimondia, the International Federation of Beekeepers’ Associations. Organics: Beekeeper’s buzzword –[…]Read More
Last Updated Sunday, November 10, 2013 Busy day in the Bee Gardens today, here is what we did broken down by hive name. Honey 1 We removed the Apistan Strips from Honey 1, it’s been seven weeks now. The Bees have expanded quite a lot, so it was time to put on a ¾ box[…]Read More