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 … [Continue reading]

Honeybee Hive Inspections [HBM Podcast Transcript 10]

performing a basic hive inspection HBM podcast transcript episode 10

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 10 - Honeybee Hive Inspections with MarkZ: Today we're going to talk about hive inspections; what is needed during a hive inspection, how to do a hive inspection, and what to look … [Continue reading]

Things You Should Know About Raising Bees, Whether for Hobby or Business

bees on dark wax comb

There are many advantages of raising bees. In fact, it won't be wrong to say that it is a highly enjoyable activity. One of the biggest misconceptions regarding raising bees is that not everybody can do it. Nothing could be further from the truth. In … [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]

How to Install a Package of Honey Bees to a New Hive [HBM Podcast Transcript 9]

How to Install a Package of Bees to a New Hive - HoneyBeeMan Transcript Episode 9

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 9 - How to Install a Package of Honey Bees to a New Hive - Unfortunately, it looks like TalkShoe has retired the show and the audios are no longer available there. Today we're going to talk … [Continue reading]

Essential Protective Beekeeping Gear [HBM Podcast Transcript 7]

Protective Clothing Basics for Beekeepers - Transcript of Episode 7 The HoneyBeeMan Podcast Files

The following is a transcript of Honey Bee Man Episode 7 - Beekeeper's Protective Gear with MarkZ (unfortunately the original audios don't seem to be available via TalkShoe anymore) Today we're going to talk about protective beekeeping … [Continue reading]