Episodes

059 – Listener Questions pt 9

John tackles another round of listener questions directly from you lovely Hive Jivers. Is your question on the list?

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058 – Spring Recap Quiz

It’s time to go back and quickly recap the key points from our spring episodes. Can Ken hold his own, or will he fail this pop quiz?

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057 – Rain Nectar Swarms and Irresponsible People

In what almost feels like a regular episode, the guys lose track of time and give us our first 45-minute episode since the Quarantine started. Recent rains may signal a light at the end of the tunnel, and a hopeful saving grace for a potential honey harvest this summer. A lot of people have been...

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056 – Giant Asian and Japanese Hornets

In this episode, John discusses one listeners opinion of the P word, and then turns around and chastises sensationalists for using the M word. Say what? Tune in now to untangle this mess, and to learn a little bit of truth about the Asian Giant Hornet and whether it currently garners the attention it is...

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055 – It Happens to us All

This April was like a yo-yo as far as the weather went. This back and forth caused some setbacks to the flowers, which negatively impacted the bees, and therefore some of the beekeepers as well. John sits down to tell just a few of the problems that he faced this past month in an effort...

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054 – Reading Your Comb

In this episode John attempts to walk us through the concept of reading your comb. Did the bees drink that jar of sugar syrup you just gave them yesterday, or simply store it? Are they raising brood? Does your queen have a good laying pattern? Is there a nectar flow in your area? All of...

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