A Commercial Beekeeper Goes Treatment-Free with Jacob Wustner - Episode 66 - Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

March 29th, 2018

Jacob Wustner is a rare breed.  He is a born and bred commercial beekeeper who has been working at making the transition to treatment-free beekeeping.  At times his story is heart breaking, but his experience offers valuable information and a way forward away from conventional commercial beekeeping.

 

Before listening, please watch Jacob's talk here:  https://youtu.be/zPn-uUmbZwY
If you'd rather see the video, watch here:  https://youtu.be/u_H7fGqR4ec

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Robyn’s Research Project with Robyn Underwood and Michael Bush - Episode 65 - Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

March 25th, 2018

Dr. Robyn Underwood is doing a research project testing the differences between conventional beekeeping, IPM, and Treatment-Free Beekeeping methods.  In this episode, I talk about some of the background behind the project.

Watch Robyn's talk about her project here:  https://youtu.be/zcw5OZt49g4

Robyn's website:  lopezuribelab.com/comb

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Layens Hive Experiments with GregV - Episode 64 - Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

February 27th, 2018

In this episode, GregV from the forum talks about his experiences with Layens hives.

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Vignette 1 - 2017 Recap with Jeff Weaver - Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

February 8th, 2018

This is the first in a series I'm calling Vignettes.  They're short editorials or tutorials or recaps sent in by listeners and posted to the feed.

If you'd like to send in a vignette for consideration, upload it to SoundCloud and tell me where it is.

 

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Three Year Sideliner with Aaron Brink - Episode 63 - Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

February 4th, 2018

Listen to Aaron Brink who in three years has built all the way up to a sideliner scale beekeeping operation, and all treatment-free.

Aaron's Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/Brinks-Bees-230330564018759/

Aaron's YouTube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT39dHFVCjfQ0dMEXaIPOmA

 

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Canadian Prairies with Tracey Smith - Episode 62 - Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

January 25th, 2018

Tracey Smith talks about the present and history of beekeeping in the Canadian Prairies with massive honey flows and long cold winters.

Tracey's Website:  https://northcookinglake.wordpress.com/

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Sideline Queen Production with Cory Stevens - Episode 61 - Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

January 22nd, 2018

Prepare to learn the ins and outs of a sideline queen rearing operation with Cory Stevens.

Cory's website:  www.stevensbeeco.com

 

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North Coast with Jarod Proffitt - Episode 60 - Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

December 31st, 2017

For the last episode of the year, and also the 60th episode, I'm speaking with Jarod Proffitt from the North Coast of California.  We talk about his cool coastal climate and the special issues there.

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The Topbar Hive Guru, Les Crowder - Episode 59 - Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

December 20th, 2017

After many requests and at long last, Les Crowder, the topbar hive guru.  Enjoy!

Find Les' book here:  https://www.amazon.com/Top-Bar-Beekeeping-Organic-Practices-Honeybee/dp/1603584617/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1513802944&sr=8-1&keywords=les+crowder

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Wine Country with Rob Keller - Episode 58 - Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

November 26th, 2017

This time around, I'm talking with Rob Keller about his beekeeping operation in wine country, California.

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Permaculture and Bees with Trevor Smith - Episode 57 - Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

September 27th, 2017

In this episode I'm talking to Trevor Smith and he's telling me about his permaculture projects and how he has worked bees into his homestead.

 

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Overwintering Nucs in Wisconsin with Ethan Hogan - Episode 56 - Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

September 8th, 2017

In this episode, I talk to Ethan Hogan about overwintering nucs in Wisconsin and some other beekeeping stuff.

 

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Let ‘Em Die, Solomon Parker in Gold Beach, OR - Episode 55 - Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

August 31st, 2017

This is a talk I gave to the Gold Beach Beekeeping Club in Gold Beach Oregon a couple weeks ago.

 

 

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Q & A - Episode 54 - Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

July 31st, 2017

In this episode I answer another batch of questions from the patrons and Facebook group.

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Talking about Mentoring with Mike Mahar - Episode 53 - Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast

July 25th, 2017

In this episode, I talk to Mike Mahar about mentoring and a few other fun things.

Check out his website: http://www.beardedbee.org/
And his YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCd6zxB1uKxBZ7uFHp4uLeNQ

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 52 - Expansion Questions with Tony Trojas

June 2nd, 2017

Today, I talk to Tony Trojas about expansion methods and queen rearing.

 

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 51 - Varroa Has a Genetic Solution with Peter Brezny

May 24th, 2017

Peter Brezny was with me for this episode for all sorts of topics, but I felt the best topic was genetics and varroa.

Sorry, I don't have the links, I lost my notes for this episode, but I think you can find the documents if you listen.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 50 - Warre and Topbar Hives with K Ruby Blume

May 8th, 2017

For this episode, I went to Ruby's ranch and interviewed her in her kitchen.  We talked about all sorts of stuff.

Pictures found here:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/treatmentfreebeekeepers/permalink/1757329697616216/

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 49 - Small Cell Beekeeping with Marshall Dudley and Joseph Bessetti

April 20th, 2017

Today I'm talking with Marshall Dudley and Joe Bessetti who, like me, are small cell beekeepers.  We peruse the theory and practice of small cell beekeeping.

Marshall's book on Amazon.

 

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 48 - Mite Black Holes with Dr. John Kefuss

April 18th, 2017

In this episode, I talk to Dr. John Kefuss, the original Bond Method Beekeeper, about the history of treatments, not having enough mites, and mite black holes.

 

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 47 - Mark Fletter in Southern Illinois

April 17th, 2017

In this episode, I talk with Mark Fletter about expansion plans for this year.

 

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 46 - Roger in Lost Altos 2

March 24th, 2017

Roger is back from Episode 30.  Let's catch up and see what he's bee doing since last year.

 

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 45 - Susan in Southern Washington

March 20th, 2017

For this episode, I talked to Susan Chernak McElroy about her experiences with bees, building skeps, and her upcoming book.

Susan's previous works:  https://www.amazon.com/Susan-Chernak-McElroy/e/B000AQ73F4

 

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Parker Bees Blog:  http://parkerbees.blogspot.com

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 44 - Heidi Outside London

February 25th, 2017

This episode, I talk to Heidi Herrmann of The Natural Beekeeping Trust.

http://www.naturalbeekeepingtrust.org/

 

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 43 - Jacqueline in Washington

February 9th, 2017

Today, I talk to Jacqueline Freeman, author of Song of Increase, about her book and beekeeping philosophies.

Spiritbee.com

preservationbeekeeping.com

 

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Parker Bees Blog:  http://parkerbees.blogspot.com

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 42 - Chris in Ohio

February 1st, 2017

In this episode, I talk to Chris Blank from Ohio about his first year of beekeeping and about how he makes his own woodenware.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 41 - Hostile Questions

January 31st, 2017

In this episode, I answer questions collected from hostile sources, from the internet, and some you might hear at your local beekeeping group.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 40 - Question and Answer

August 30th, 2016

Another question and answer episode!

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 39 - Question and Answer

July 28th, 2016

In this episode, I answer questions from the patrons and Facebook.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 38 - Let Them Die, The Case for Doing it the Hard Way, Clark County Beekeepers Association

July 22nd, 2016

This episode is an encore presentation of a talk I gave at the Clark County Beekeeper's Association in Southern Washington.  It is about the reasons for and benefits of Treatment-Free Beekeeping, specifically allowing colonies to die that cannot survive on their own.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 37 - Expansion Model Beekeeping, Humboldt County Beekeepers Association

June 21st, 2016

This is a presentation I gave at the Humboldt County Beekeepers Association May 6, 2016.  The subject is Expansion Model Beekeeping.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 36 - Horizontal Hives with Dr. Leo Sharashkin

June 13th, 2016

In this episode, I talk with Dr. Leo Sharashkin who keeps an interesting type of hive called the Layens Hive.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 35 - Info for New Beekeepers with Chris Verkerk

May 31st, 2016

In this episode, I talk with Chris Verkerk and we discuss some things an aspiring beekeeper needs to know.

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Facebook group: Treatment-Free Beekeepers
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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 34 - How to Catch Swarms with Jason Bruns

April 30th, 2016

On this episode, Jason Bruns talks about how to catch swarms and shares a lot of dollars worth of wisdom on how to be successful at it.

Show notes:

 Swarm Traps and Bait Hives by McCartney Taylor
Permaculture: A Designer's Manual by Bill Mollison
Permaculture Voices Podcast
LetMBee Blog by Jason Bruns
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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 33 - The Freshman Beekeeper’s Guide to Buying Stuff

March 22nd, 2016

In this episode, walk you through a beekeeping catalog and talk about what is worth buying and what isn't.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 32 - Kirk Webster in Vermont

February 21st, 2016

In this episode, I talk with another commercial beekeeper, long time treatment-free beekeeper, and non-internet personality, Kirk Webster, of the Champlain Valley in Vermont.  He talks about many aspects of his methods and operation.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 31 - Troy in New Hampshire

February 19th, 2016

In this episode I speak with the first of several in a series of treatment-free commercial beekeepers, Troy Hall of Hall Apiaries.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 30 - Roger in Los Altos

February 1st, 2016

Roger talks about beekeeping in Silicon Valley.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 29 - Ed in Ireland

January 17th, 2016

Ed is new to beekeeping and has a lot of really good questions.  Listen along and maybe he has some of the same ones you do.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 28 - Charles near London

September 13th, 2015

In this episode, I talk to Charles Sibbald who lives near London and has some interesting musings on polystyrene hives.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 27 - Doneil and Chad in Colorado

September 13th, 2015

Today, I'm talking to Doneil and Chad.  Doneil lives nearby outside Colorado Springs and Chad used to but now lives in California.  We talk about their wins and losses in beekeeping.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 26 - Craig in Edmonton

August 28th, 2015

In this episode, I talk to Craig Skarsen in Edmonton Alberta Canada.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 25 - Chuck in California

July 12th, 2015

In this episode, I talk to Chuch Jachens somewhere in north central California.  He's a new beekeeper who has done a lot of research and gotten a good start.

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Facebook group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/treatmentfreebeekeepers/

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 24 - Justin in Sacramento

June 17th, 2015

Freshman beekeeper Justin asks a lot of questions.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 23 - Expansion Model Beekeeping

June 3rd, 2015

In this episode, I take some time to explore expansion model beekeeping, its reasoning, its methods, and its usefulness.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 22 - Tyson in LA

May 18th, 2015

In this episode, I talk to Tyson Kaiser who lives in LA and does cutouts and swarm calls professionally.

Check out his website at tysonkaiser.com

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 21 - Collin in Arkansas

May 5th, 2015

In this episode, I talk to Collin Pratt from Central Arkansas.  He had lots of questions, some of which you might have too.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 20 - Michael in Nebraska

January 16th, 2015

Michael Bush returns to talk about his Bee Camp and answers questions from the Facebook Page.

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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 19 - Jason in Ohio

January 16th, 2015

Jason talks about his aspirations to become a commercial treatment-free beekeeper.
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Treatment-Free Beekeeping Podcast - Episode 18 - Aaron in Louisiana

January 7th, 2015

Aaron and I talk about his plans to become a treatment-free commercial beekeeper.

Show Notes:
Aaron Jennings on Instagram:  @jenningsapiaries
Website:  jenningsapiaries.com

As promised, here's me on my first day of beekeeping, April 26, 2003:

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