How do we winter down ? We run our Beehive colonies with two full-depth boxes on the first and second levels. We consider the second hive box to be a “multi-use” box. In Spring it’s there to allow the queen to lay freely to deal with natural bee population increase also so the population[…]Read More
This week we are discussing if Honey and Diabetes are a good combo and some naughty Bees make an uninvited visit to the Henderson Police Station. We also have Roving Reporters reported in from North Carolina, Poland, Texas and Indiana.
The art of beekeeping can be very exciting, but if you are a beginning beekeeper, you are most likely going to make some mistakes. Of course, no beekeeper will intentionally want anything to go wrong, but it happens. This article to contains ten major mistakes a new beekeeper makes.
A great video series by Plant and Food in New Zealand about the history and Elimination of American Foulbrood. American Foulbrood is the most widespread and destructive of the bee brood diseases.
In this episode we talk about why the Ministry of Primary industries is taking a honey producer to court and the European Union may be changing its stance on Bee-killing pesticides. Kiwimana roving reporters checking in from Australia, United States of America and the United Kingdom.
In 2006 Nick Wallingford released a series of podcasts about the history of Beekeeping in New Zealand. Here are the episodes for your listening pleasure.
This week we are talking about Droughts for the Australian Beekeepers and why you need to tell your bees.
Do you love learning about Bees? Here is our top twelve favorite Ted Talks about bees. Grab a coffee, Sit down and watch these quick talks.
This episode we talk about Mixing Foundations and how a Dunedin couple are thinking outside the hive to help the bees. Also what are we are doing with our bees at kiwimana and Roving Reporters from North Carolina, Portland and Australia.
Merry Christmas!!! In show we discuss Beekeeping tips, what an Egyptian beekeeper is up too and Seven plants that bring in the honey bees.
In this episode we are talking about Coles dropping Imported Honey, What is invading the Norfolk Summer and what is the Flight Range of a Honey Bee.
This episode we talk about Bumper Honey season in New Zealand, Lithium? Is this another option? and Prisoners find the Buzz