This week we are talking to Michael Bush :). This is Episode forty nine of our beekeeping podcast.
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Michael Bush is a Treatment free Beekeeper / Author and speaker from Nebraska.
Here's What You'll Learn
- What is Michael's biggest challenge in keeping his bees alive in Nebraska
- Sometimes the answer is to do nothing
- Feeding can set off a Robbing Frenzy
- How to get more honey in a Top Bar Hive
- How to get started in Treatment Free Beekeeping
- 45 Degrees is the best angle for Foundation Less Frames
- The Hopkins Method of Queen Rearing was popularised by Isaac Hopkins (A New Zealander)
- What was the motivation for Michael Bush's Book?
What Was Mentioned
- Small Cell Beekeeping
- Foundation-less frames
- Maybe the microbes in feral Bees is why they are so good?
- Treatments kill the Bees ecology?
- Walter T Kelly Foundation-Less Frames
- Michael is going to be running some Bee camp, Click HERE to find out more.
Michael Bush book is called “The Practical Beekeeper: Beekeeping Naturally”
Video's Mentioned in the Talk
Michael Bush- Four Simple Steps to Healthier Bees
Michael Bush gave this presentation to the Beekeepers Association of Northern Virginia (BANV) and to the Prince William Regional Beekeepers Association (PWRBA) on July 30-31, 2012 in Manassas, VA.
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