Tag Archives: pollen

Tom Theobald Beekeeper and Campaigner – KM063

We are honored to talk to Tom Theobald. Tom is an advocate for the bees and has been involved in the campaign to save the bees in America. He is passionate about saving the bees and getting government regulators to ban dangerous pesticides such as the neonicotinoid class of pesticides.

Australia Fair – Bee Friendly Australian plants

This is a guest post from Frank Schuurman, who is a retired nurseryman living in West Auckland. Frank’s post is about the Australian plants currently flowering in New Zealand. These are great plants to help out the bees over winter…so get planting :D!!!

Some Varroa Hive Counting with the Kiwimana Meshboards

Hi over the last three days, I have had inspection trays in the Kiwimana Meshboards in some of our hives. Here are the results:- Whenupai 1 Varroa Count Tray placed 9 Jan 2012 18:30 (0 mites) Tray Checked 12 Jan 2012 18:30 (5 mites) =5/72 (Hours) = 0.069 per hour or 5/3 (Days) = 1.67 […]