Extracting Honey [HBM Podcast Transcript 15]

It’s a very amazing process. It takes millions of bees to make your morning honey for your toast. Next time you have a piece of toast with honey, just think about the millions of bees that do what they do best, they made that honey for you and it was extracted by a beekeeper in an extractor, and then from there it was filtered.

Different Types of Honey [HBM Podcast Transcript 14]

First of all, different types of honey. You’ll see different types of honey labeled different ways. You might have comb honey, liquid honey, creamed honey, and chunk honey. Let’s talk about these just for a minute…

Talking About Colony Collapse Disorder [HBM Podcast Transcript 13]

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 13 on Colony Collapse Disorder with host MarkZ. Today we’re going to talk about what has been called the Colony Collapse Disorder. What has been going on is that a lot of beekeepers have lost an abnormal amount of bees for the winter. It’s not […]

How to NOT Get Stung [HBM Podcast Transcript 12]

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 12 – All about advice on how to avoid getting stung by your bees. MarkZ: Today I’m going to tell you a little bit about how to avoid an attack of honeybees or other stinging insects. First of all, let me explain that honeybees are […]

Possible Concerns with Used Beekeeping Equipment & Hives [HBM Podcast Transcript 11]

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 11 – Answering a question about used beekeeper equipment. MarkZ: Today we’re going to talk about a question received that says, “I have recently been given a triple decker beehive. One and a half full of honey and the remainder covered with combs. However, most […]

Honeybee Hive Inspections [HBM Podcast Transcript 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 is needed during a hive inspection, how to do a hive […]