Beekeeping Banter Round Up – This week we talk about Victory for Mānuka, Beekeepers on the Breadline and Bloody Australia Day ratbags burning Bees.
Charlotte Anderson is the first Female Master Beekeeper from South Carolina, she is also a Blogger and a Teacher. In 2012 she was named Beekeeper of the year in South Carolina. We talk about how she keeps bees successfully in the hot climate of South Carolina.
The show was hiJacked by one of great friends and listeners “Yappy BeeMan”, Yappy talks to Gary and Margaret about kiwimana and Beekeeping in New Zealand.
This episode we talk about Bumper Honey season in New Zealand, Lithium? Is this another option? and Prisoners find the Buzz
This week we are talking about Rescuers fight through swarms, 7 Queen Bee Facts, How to protect your hives from Yellow Jacket Wasps
and What’s looking good ??
Who owns the Name Manuka Honey?, Monsanto targets bee-killing varroa and Do 1 In 10 Australian Pollination Hives Have AFB? This and more is discussed this month.
Les Crowder is a Beekeeper originally from New Mexico, he has devoted his adult life to the study and care of honeybees. He is dedicated to finding organic and natural solutions for problems commonly treated with chemicals.
Travis Ulbrich “Yappy” is a Beekeeper and Fireman from Alabama, he is a well known Bee Rescuer. We talk about Yappy Philosophy to removing and keeping Honey Bees in Alabama. This show is full of some amazing Beekeeping and Bee removal tips.
Ho Ho Ho, The Joy of Christmas is on its way. We are drinking Mead and talking about The Auckland Beekeepers Club 70th Birthday, the Manuka Wars Continues and a New Tool in the Battle Against a Bee-Killing Bacteria.
Roger Patterson has been beekeeping since 1963, he is from West Sussex in the United Kingdom. He is also the author of the book “Beekeeping – A Practical Guide”