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Author: Gary Fawcett and Margaret Groot

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Established in 2009. If you want to learn about beekeeping this is the show for you. It's been described by many as fun and informative. Hosts Gary and Margaret from New Zealand share tips, interviews and news about beekeeping. We discuss ways to bee more successful with your bees, get a sweet honey crop and keep your bees healthy. Please give us a listen.
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Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode we talk about disappointment, Northland beekeepers and ApiNZ. We also have roving reporters checking in from Canada, England, and United States of America. Links / Resources mentioned this week How to become a Roving Reporter ‘Devastated’ Northland manuka honey producers seek chemical markers definition ApiNZ disappointed by beekeepers? votes on levy in New Zealand ApiNZ Our People Apiculture Conference 2019 What is in the Show What does it mean to be an Organic or Natural Beekeeper? 00:01:42 Roving Reporters 00:07:47 - North Carolina 00:08:05 - Ontario 00:10:53 - British Columbia 00:15:23 - North Hampshire 00:19:17 - Hampshire 00:24:20 - Texas 00:29:31 - New South Wales 00:30:28 Do you want to bee a Roving Reporter? 00:31:19 Beekeeping News 00:31:58 Devastated Northland manuka honey producers seek chemical markers definition review from MPI 00:32:09 ApiNZ disappointed by beekeepers? votes on levy in New Zealand 00:38:36 Apiculture Conference 2019 00:44:09 Feedback from You 00:45:27 End of the Show 00:48:13 Who helped us in bringing this show to you? 00:48:21 What to help keep the Buzz going? 00:50:23 Full show notes These notes are a summary of the full show notes. The full show notes include pictures and more detail information about the show. The full shows are locked for non-supporters until the shows have been released to the public. The full show notes are here:- http://kiwi.bz/144 Thanks Gary and Margaret kiwimana buzz Beekeeping Show Follow us on Social Media Facebook - http://kiwi.bz/facebook Pinterest - http://kiwi.bz/pinterest Twitter - http://kiwi.bz/twitter Want to get the next episode the minute it is released, Learn ways to subscribe HERE Please Support this podcast on Patreon
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping Q & A show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We enjoyed bringing it to you. In this show we answer questions about finding Bees, stopping wasps and Winter Preparations. Links / Resources mentioned this week Swarm Trapping bees with a Mobile Swarm Trap – Michael Jordan https://kiwimana.co.nz/swarm-trapping-bees-with-a-mobile-swarm-trap-km104/ Bee Swarm Collectors https://kiwimana.co.nz/bee-swarm-collectors/ Swarm Commander https://swarmcommander.com/ How to Prepare a Beehive for Winter In New Zealand https://kiwimana.co.nz/how-to-prepare-a-beehive-for-winter-in-new-zealand/ Vespex - Wasp Control https://www.merchento.com/vespex.html Hill Laboratories https://www.hill-laboratories.com/testing/honey-testing/ Analytica https://www.analytica.co.nz/ What’s Your Number One Beekeeping Problem? https://kiwimana.co.nz/whats-your-number-one-beekeeping-problem/ What is in the Show Finding Bees - How Find Bees For Free - 00:01:04 Getting Ready for Winter - 00:03:41 Wasps - How to stop them killing your bees - 00:06:48 Aggressive bees - What do I do? - 00:12:04 Tutin in Kawerau - 00:15:33 Government Madness in Florida - 00:16:46 End of the Show - 00:19:40 Full show notes These notes are a summary of the full show notes. The full show notes include pictures and more detail information about the show. The full shows are locked for non-supporters until the shows have been released to the public. The full show notes are here:- http://kiwi.bz/143 If you have a question feel free to visit:- http://kiwi.bz/problem Thanks Gary and Margaret kiwimana buzz Beekeeping Show Follow us on Social Media Facebook - http://kiwi.bz/facebook Pinterest - http://kiwi.bz/pinterest Twitter - http://kiwi.bz/twitter Want to get the next episode the minute it is released, Learn ways to subscribe HERE https://kiwimana.co.nz/how-to-subscribe-to-the-kiwimana-buzz-show/ Please Support this podcast on Patreon
Yipee, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. 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. Links / Resources mentioned this week John's website is Here:- http://www.berrybees.co.nz/ 2011 - Beekeepers fire up over outbreak https://www.nzherald.co.nz/hawkes-bay-today/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503462&objectid=11041524 2015 - An interview with John’s Father “Ian Berry” https://knowledgebank.org.nz/audio/ian-berry-interview/ 2016 - John Berry: Buzz off, you beekeeping bandits https://www.nzherald.co.nz/hawkes-bay-today/opinion/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503459&objectid=11658445 2019 - Beekeepers say there's not enough food for all hives as more and more are created https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/beekeepers-say-theres-not-enough-food-all-hives-more-and-created 2019 - Corporate interests stinging local beekeepers https://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/on-air/larry-williams-drive/audio/john-berry-corporate-interests-stinging-local-beekeepers/ Arataki Honey website is HERE:- http://www.aratakihoneyhb.co.nz/ What is in the Show What do you love about beekeeping? 00:02:00 What happened to the clover this year? 00:02:59 How did John get started in Beekeeping? 00:03:28 How did Arataki Honey get started 00:03:45 What would John tell his younger self 00:06:06 Do you have a funny beekeeping experience that you would like to share? 00:10:31 What can we do about AFB in New Zealand 00:12:19 The Honey levy proposed by Apiculture New Zealand 00:16:29 What does John think about the overstocking of hives in the Hawkes Bay? 00:18:12 What's the biggest issue facing beekeeping In the Hawkes Bay? 00:20:05 John work with VSH Queens 00:22:13 John is a Comb Honey Specialist producer 00:23:10 What does John use to Control Mites 00:24:46 John's mites showed signs of resistance to Bayvarol Strips 00:25:00 John is going to try Oxalic acid 00:27:30 Treated Bees produce more Honey 00:29:29 What's the biggest mistake you see a lot of new beekeepers making? 00:30:21 Is monitoring varroa mites a good idea? 00:31:15 Has Varroa benefited New Zealand Beekeeping? 00:34:30 Will Feral Bees return to New Zealand? 00:35:34 Why do bees turn nasty 00:37:59 Our Bees are designed to have a winter 00:41:00 Does the Hawkes Bay have a lot of wasps? 00:42:11 What are John?s plans for the coming season? 00:43:56 Is overstocking because of Manuka? 00:45:49 The pollination of clover is being threatened 00:46:40 The price of manuka sites is getting stupid 00:50:12 The Manuka Crop was zero this year in the HB 00:51:07 What does John think of the new Manuka Standard 00:54:20 Full show notes These notes are a summary of the full show notes. The full show notes include pictures and more detail information about the show. The full shows are locked for non-supporters until the shows have been released to the public. The full show notes are here:- http://kiwi.bz/berry Thanks Gary and Margaret kiwimana buzz Beekeeping Show Follow us on Social Media Facebook - http://kiwi.bz/facebookPinterest - http://kiwi.bz/pinterestTwitter - http://kiwi.bz/twitter Learn ways to subscribe to get the next episode the minute it is released here:- https://kiwimana.co.nz/how-to-subscribe-to-the-kiwimana-buzz-show/ Please Support this podcast
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode we talk about bees fighting burglars and a massive wasp nest has been located near Hamurana. We also have roving reporters checking in from the USA,England and New Zealand. Links / Resources mentioned this week Top Free Beekeeping Podcast List https://kiwimana.co.nz/top-free-beekeeping-podcasts/ Burglar covered in stings after landing on hive filled with 80,000 bees https://metro.co.uk/2019/03/07/burglar-covered-stings-landing-hive-filled-80000-bees-8852440/ All hell broke loose' - Exterminators battle monster wasp nest near Hamurana lifestyle block https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12209685 What is in the Show Who helped us in bringing this show to you? 00:00:44 Top Beekeeping Podcasts 00:02:08 What does it mean to be an Organic or Natural Beekeeper? 00:04:57 Month coming up expectations 00:24:07 Handy Hint - Assessment Inspection 00:28:35 Roving Reporters 00:31:34 - Hampshire, England 00:32:05 - Christchurch, New Zealand 00:37:13 - Indiana, USA 00:44:36 - Oregon, USA 00:47:27 Beekeeping News 00:50:43 Burglar covered in stings after landing on hive filled with 80,000 bees 00:50:58 'All hell broke loose' - Exterminators battle monster wasp nest 00:53:29 End of the Show 00:57:09 Full show notes These notes are a summary of the full show notes. The full show notes include pictures and more detail information about the show. The full shows are locked for non-supporters until the shows have been released to the public. The full show notes are here:- http://kiwi.bz/141 Thanks Gary and Margaret kiwimana buzz Beekeeping Show Follow us on Social Media Facebook - http://kiwi.bz/facebook Pinterest - http://kiwi.bz/pinterest Twitter - http://kiwi.bz/twitter Learn ways to subscribe Here:- https://kiwimana.co.nz/how-to-subscribe-to-the-kiwimana-buzz-show/ Please Support this podcast
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode we talk about the suspected pesticide killing of bees in Lyttelton and the largest bee ever has been rediscovered in Indonesia. We also have a roving reporter checking in from Canada. Links / Resources mentioned this week Thousands of bees mysteriously dying in Christchurch World's largest bee not seen for 38 years rediscovered on remote Indonesian island What is in the Show Who helped us in bringing this show to you? 00:00:57 What does it mean to be an Organic or Natural Beekeeper? 00:02:10 Roving Reporters 00:19:33 - Toronto Canada 00:19:51 Do you want to bee a Roving Reporter? 00:23:55 Beekeeping News 00:24:39 Thousands of bees mysteriously dying in Christchurch 00:24:50 World's largest bee not seen for 38 years rediscovered 00:47:14 Feedback from You 00:52:07 End of the Show 00:52:46 Full show notes These notes are a summary of the full show notes. The full show notes include pictures and more detail information about the show. The full shows are locked for non-supporters until the shows have been released to the public. The full show notes are here:- http://kiwi.bz/140 Thanks Gary and Margaret kiwimana buzz Beekeeping Show Follow us on Social Media Facebook -http://kiwi.bz/facebookPinterest - http://kiwi.bz/pinterestTwitter - http://kiwi.bz/twitter Learn ways to subscribe HERE to get the next episode the minute it is released Please Support this podcast
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. 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. Links / Resources mentioned this week Chicken coops, beehives, medicinal plants future for sustainable schools Re-queening a 'Hot' Hive in 10 Steps What is in the Show Who helped us in bringing this show to you? 00:00:55 What does it mean to be an Organic or Natural Beekeeper? 00:02:13 Roving Reporters 00:16:22 - North Carolina 00:16:41 - Krobia, Poland 00:19:25 Beekeeping News 00:23:56 Chicken coops, beehives, medicinal plants future for sustainable schools 00:24:11 Re-queening a 'Hot' Hive in 10 Steps 00:26:56 Feedback from You 00:32:20 Full show notes These notes are a summary of the full show notes. The full show notes include pictures and more detail information about the show. The full shows are locked for non-supporters until the shows have been released to the public. The full show notes are here:- http://kiwi.bz/139 Thanks Gary and Margaret kiwimana buzz Beekeeping Show Follow us on Social Media Facebook - Pinterest - Twitter Learn ways to subscribe HERE to get the next episode the minute it is released Please Support this podcast
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. 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. Links / Resources mentioned this week David's Bee Yard Destroyed by Mudslide in Los Angeles Manuka honey producer charged in a landmark case European governments pave way for bee-killing pesticides What is in the Show Who helped us in bringing this show to you? 00:01:02 Mudslide in Los Angeles 00:02:07 What does it mean to be an Organic or Natural Beekeeper? 00:06:19 Roving Reporters 00:17:49 - Sheffield / Britmana / England 00:18:11 - Victor Harbor - South Australia 00:21:09 - Smithville, Texas 00:24:40 - Huntington, Indiana in USA 00:25:34 Beekeeping News 00:31:54 Manuka honey producer charged in landmark case 00:32:04 European governments pave way for bee-killing pesticides 00:36:58 End of the Show 00:41:14 Full show notes These notes are a summary of the full show notes. The full show notes include pictures and more detail information about the show. The full shows are locked for non-supporters until the shows have been released to the public. The full show notes are here:- http://kiwi.bz/138 Thanks Gary and Margaret kiwimana buzz Beekeeping Show Follow us on Social Media Facebook - http://kiwi.bz/facebook Pinterest - http://kiwi.bz/pinterest Twitter - http://kiwi.bz/twitter Learn ways to subscribe HERE to get the next episode the minute it is released Please Support this podcast
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. In this episode, we discuss why there are too many bees in the Hawkes Bay and why are small beekeepers in New Zealand are having trouble selling honey. We also have roving reports from Canada, Switzerland and the United States of America. Links / Resources mentioned this week 'Just plain stupid': Manuka honey explosion leaving Hawke's Bay bees 'starving' Honey glut as warehouses fill with unwanted product What is in the Show Who helped us in bringing this show to you 00:01:34 What does it mean to be an Organic or Natural Beekeeper? 00:02:51 Roving Reporters 00:09:31 - Indiana, USA 00:09:43 - Switzerland 00:11:45 - Toronto, Canada 00:13:35 Beekeeping News 00:17:46 Just plain stupid': Manuka honey explosion leaving Hawke's Bay bees 'starving' 00:18:01 Honey glut as warehouses fill with unwanted product 00:25:20 Your Feedback 00:34:10 End of the Show 00:34:35 Full show notes These notes are a summary of the full show notes. The full show notes include pictures and more detail information about the show. The full shows are locked for non-supporters until the shows have been released to the public. The full show notes are here:- http://kiwi.bz/137 Thanks Gary and Margaret kiwimana buzz Beekeeping Show Follow us on Social Media Facebook Pinterest Twitter Learn ways to subscribe HERE to get the next episode the minute it is released Please Support this podcast
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. 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. Links / Resources mentioned this week Mixing Foundation and Foundationless Frames Thinking outside the hive  What is in the Show Who helped us in bringing this show to you? 00:00:51 What does it mean to be an Organic or Natural Beekeeper? 00:01:28 Roving Reporters 00:11:06 - North Carolina 00:11:35 - Victoria Australia 00:13:05 - Portland Oregon 00:16:03 Beekeeping News 00:18:34 Mixing Foundation and Foundationless Frames 00:18:46 Thinking outside the hive 00:21:49 Feedback from You 00:24:18 End of the Show 00:25:31 Full show notes These notes are a summary of the full show notes. The full show notes includes pictures and more detail information about the show. The full shows are locked for non supporters until the shows has been released to the public. The full show notes are here:- http://kiwi.bz/136 Thanks Gary and Margaret kiwimana buzz Beekeeping Show Follow us on Social Media Facebook - Pinterest - Twitter Learn ways to subscribe HERE to get the next episode the minute it is released. Please Support this podcast
Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you. 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 reporting in from North Carolina, Poland, Texas and Indiana. Links / Resources mentioned this week Raw Honey for Diabetes? Police car infiltrated by a 20,000-strong bee swarm in West Auckland What is in the Show Who helped us in bringing this show to you? 00:00:51 What does it mean to be an Organic or Natural Beekeeper? 00:01:57 Roving Reporters 00:09:57 RR - North Carolina 00:10:07 RR - Indiana 00:12:21 RR - Poland 00:17:55 Do you want to bee a Roving Reporter? 00:23:14 Beekeeping News 00:24:03 Raw Honey for Diabetes? 00:24:13 Police car infiltrated by a 20,000-strong bee swarm in West Auckland 00:28:57 Your Feedback 00:30:35 Full show notes These notes are a summary of the full show notes. The full show notes includes pictures and more detail information about the show. The full shows are locked for non supporters until the shows has been released to the public. The full show notes are here:- http://kiwi.bz/135 Thanks Gary and Margaret kiwimana buzz Beekeeping Show Follow us on Social Media Facebook - Pinterest - Twitter Learn ways to subscribe HERE to get the next episode the minute it is released Please Support this podcast
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Gary Fawcett

love this show 😀

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