The 17th Podcast from the Team at kiwimana “Treating the Buzzy Bees”. This week we are talking about Toxic Honey and a Lady who is Addicted to bee stings.
Show Notes – Treating the Buzzy Bees
NZ – Toxic honey risk rises
Beekeepers are being advised to test their honey for tutin toxins as drought conditions are raising the risk of toxic honey this year.
The full article can be found HERE
You can get your honey tested at Hill laboratories.
Garden centres to remove insecticides harmful to bees from shelves
Four garden centre retailers that own 60 stores across the UK have pledged to remove a harmful stream of insecticide that has been linked to the declining bee population.
Full story HERE
Our Sixteeth Podcast was very popular
Gary chatted with Kevin Inglin and Phil Chandler, downloaded 173 times so far.
The podcast can be played on this PAGE
Thanks guys for listening and please review us in itunes
Officials in Mississippi are ready for Africanized bees
MISSISSIPPI STATE Beekeepers and those who work with bees are taking steps to prepare for the arrival of Africanized honeybees in the state.
Full story HERE
Kiwis dumped for Chinese toys
The department of conservation has decided to drop New Zealand made souvenirs for overseas made ones.
To read the full story, click HERE
New Product at kiwimana
Kiwimana is going to be selling locally made frame holders ***COMING SOON ***
Meet the Lady Addicted to Stinging Herself With Bees
A TV Show called “My Strange Addiction”, featured Margaret, a 53-year-old woman who became addicted to stinging herself with bees after hearing that bee venom therapy could be beneficial to her arthritis.
Here is the VIDEO, What do you think, please comment below.
Bees use the ‘force' to choose the best flowers, study finds
Bees learn to use electrical clues to choose which flower is the most promising target, according to a new study.
Full post can found HERE
How to start being a beekeeper
Our beekeeper 101 article has been very popular this month, Thanks for reading it.
Please pass this along to anyone you know who is keen to start beeping in spring. Here is the ARTICLE
Second Annual NZ Natural Beekeeping Conference
Announcing the 2nd Annual NZ Natural Beekeeping Conference. This year it is being held in Auckland on March 23rd.
We would love to see you there. Please pass on to all interested new, and old beekeepers.
For more information visit:- https://kiwimana.co.nz/conference
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