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.
In this video we show you How to do a Sugar Shake Mite Count, using a sugar shake jar and icing or powdered sugar. Monitoring your Varroa mites levels is very important to ensure you know if things are getting out of hand in your colonies and if you need to take some form of action or treatment.
Our beekeeping podcast this week we are talking about the Honey Harvest in New Zealand (or lack of) and do Children mix with Bees?
Your bees have come through winter and there has been days and sometimes weeks without good weather. The bees have very strong labour laws and do not collect nectar and pollen on cold or rainy days. But do you bees have enough food to make it until summer?
In this episode we are talking about Beekeeping in Belfast, A famous Beekeeping Author has passed and What kind of Sugar is good for bees.
If you have a lovely garden filled with fresh herbs, why not take this as an opportunity to create some of the best yet simple meals for you and your family? Whether you have rosemary, basil, or parsley, the recipes we have here will surely diversify your taste.
Powdered sugar shake – How to do a Powdered sugar shake to check the count of varroa mites living in your bee colony. A Step by step guide with thresholds.
National Beekeepers’ Association of New Zealand (NBA) Farmers John Hartnell – Chair of Federated Farmers Bee Industry Group (BIG) spoke in terms of Export. John started by saying that export drives industry. John explained that they report to government and have a government structure. There are policies which they have to work to including the[…]Read More
This week we are talking about New Rules, Counterfeit, when Being copied is not necessarily the Best form of Flattery, the Sum of Sugar and Honey, and North land Numbers Stack up for Whanau. This is Episode One Hundred and Nine of our beekeeping podcast.
We chat with James from Japan about how he keeps bees and how he battles the large Japanese hornets. Wow we think wasps are bad you should hear about these guys….
In this article Emma shows how to create two nice meals using Honey, Honey Pecan pie and Honey Spiced Glazed Pork Chops. Enjoy…
This was a question posted in by one of our readers, Sophie asks:- How can a New Zealand beekeeper keep their bees alive every year? Well this is a good question, over recent times bee-keepers are having trouble keeping bees alive. Due to Varroa mites and pesticides in the environment. Last year our plan failed[…]Read More