Hi this is Episode Seventy four of our beekeeping podcast, This week we are talking about parasite's, Nosema, 3,000-year-old beehives and Counterfeit Manuka Honey?
We talk to Dr Mark Goodwin about the new parasite "Lotmaria passim" recently discovered in New Zealand.
You can listen to the show here:-CCD in New Zealand? Take me down to the Parasite City
We also discussed:-
- Why a Celebrity-Backed Honey Is Worth Counterfeiting
- Learning lessons from Comvita
- How the honey bee makes pollen pellets
- Wisdom from an old beekeeper - especially on varroa mites
What did you think? Do we have CCD in New Zealand yet?
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