1: Introduction to Beekeeping [HBM Podcast Transcript]

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 1 – Introduction to Beekeeping, there’s a widget here to the right with the original audio version if you’d like to listen along. MarkZ:

Honeybees – we’ll talk a little bit about honeybees, how they live, how they work, what they do, who lives inside the hive, and other issues. [Continue reading]

5 Ways to Help the Bees Without Keeping Hives in Your Backyard

5 Ways You Can Help the Bee Population Without Keeping Hives in Your BackyardWith the bee population struggling in many places, every little bit helps and you can make a difference in your own backyard. Maybe you’re not ready for the time commitment of keeping a full hive, but you still want to help the bee population thrive and even enjoy the benefits to your garden at the same time. Sound like you? Let’s look at a few ways you can help the bees on their journey without maintaining beehives in your backyard. [Continue reading]

Wildlife Crossings Save Lives

Animal crossing structures around the world save animals including bears, bobcats, coyotes, moose, wolves, elk and elephants. The animals intuitively use them to cross, even birds and insects prefer them, because they are more comfortable not having … [Continue reading]

13: Talking About Colony Collapse Disorder [HBM Podcast Transcript]

About Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) HoneyBeeMan Episode 13 Transcript

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 13 on Colony Collapse Disorder, there's a widget here to the right with the original audio version if you'd like to listen along. MarkZ: Today we're going to talk about what has been called … [Continue reading]

12: How to NOT Get Stung [HBM Podcast Transcript]

how to avoid getting stung by bees

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 12 - All about advice on how to not get stung by your bees. There's a widget here to the right with the original audio version of the show if you'd like to listen along. MarkZ: Today I'm … [Continue reading]

11: Possible Concerns with Used Beekeeping Equipment & Hives

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 11 - Answering a question about used beekeeper equipment. There's a widget here to the right with the original audio version of the show if you'd like to listen along. MarkZ: Today we're … [Continue reading]

10: Honeybee Hive Inspections [HBM Podcast Transcript]

performing a basic hive inspection HBM podcast transcript episode 10

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 10 - Honeybee Hive Inspections - There's a widget here to the right with the original audio version if you'd like to listen along. MarkZ: Today we're going to talk about hive inspections; what … [Continue reading]

Love & Support for Wild Hill Honey in Iowa

bees on outside of hive box

You may have seen the news that Wild Hill Honey in Iowa was severely vandalized, their equipment was destroyed and their hives were smashed. There were approximately 500,000 bees killed in the vandalism incident. The vandals stole the security … [Continue reading]