Not only do our kiwi honey bees have to deal with this blimmin’ parasite they are now also dealing with real gut wrenching poisoning.
In this episode we talk about hive vandals up North and another reason why Glyphosate isn’t great for your bees. We also have roving reporters checking in from Australia and England. And Hollywood came to kiwimana HQ.
In this episode we learn about an Iranian startup creating Smart Beehives and why are bees dying in South Dakota.
In this episode we talk about Mānuka honey fraud and a ‘catastrophic’ French honey harvest. We also have roving reporters checking in from Australia, England and Canada.
In this episode we talk about disappointment, Northland beekeepers and ApiNZ. We also have roving reporters checking in from Canada, England and the United States of America.
In this show we answer questions about finding Bees, stopping wasps and Winter Preparations. This is Episode One hundred and forty three of our beekeeping show – Finding Bees and stopping wasps
John Berry is a third generation beekeeper and has worked in the family Business “Arataki Honey” before starting his own business “Berry Bees” with his brother Peter. He now produces comb-honey for the Hawkes Bay Farmers Market.
We ask what nutrition does honey provide that sugar-syrup does not? What is better for your bees?
This week we learn about a new project involving sustainable schools and we learn how to requeen a hot hive in ten easy steps. We also have Roving Reports from Poland and the United States of America.
21st Century Beekeeping In our view, it is now time to review OLD beekeeping practices. Mostly in terms of how things have changed due to the appearance of the Varroa Destructor Mite (VDM). Image Credit: Female Varroa destructor on the head of a bee nymph by Gilles San Martin The Varroa Destructor Mite (VDM) It’s […]