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Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm Podcast

Summary: Sustainable beekeeping tips, talk & how-to from the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina

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 Breaking down Summer Dearth Effects and a short reading (76) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:36

Understanding late summer dearth issues; Short reading from Sue Hubbell's "A Book of Bees." (Early release for Patrons on Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020. Thank you Patrons for keeping this show going!)  -- Please become a "Friend of the Podcast" on Patreon and join the folks who make the podcasts possible! In addition to huge gratitude, you get: • BONUS podcast or early access episode every month!• Access to Patreon blog posts including "Tip of the Week"• Special Q&A posts to ask me questions about YOUR bees• Input on the podcast topics• Shout-outs on the show because I appreciate you! You can now join for as little as $1 a month, as times are tough for so many. If you are able and would like to support this podcast, please sign up today: https://www.patreon.com/fiveapple -- About Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm: Leigh keeps bees at 3000' in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with around a dozen-plus (plus) stands. Hives are managed for bee health with active selection for vigor, genetic diversity and disease resistance. The apiary is self-sustaining (not needing to buy/catch replacement bees since 2010) and produces honey and nucs most every year.

 In Memory, Updates, Part II Winter prep (75) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:35

Episode 75: In Memory, Updates, Part II Winter prep 

 Bonus Podcast Bookmark AND a feeding tip: Wisdom from 40+ Year with Irish Bees (74) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 03:00

This is the bookmark to let Patrons know their bonus episode has been posted at https://www.patreon.com/fiveapple and is available on their exclusive RSS feed. Also this bookmark contains a HANDY TIP on feeding for everyone. The full podcast is a discussion on notes I took from a talk by an Irish beekeeper with vast experience -- he shared so many tips I was working hard to write them down! kind regards to you all, Leigh

 Winter Prep 1: Start with Stores (73) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:37

Winter Prep 1: Start with Stores -- Please become a "Friend of the Podcast" on Patreon and join the folks who make the podcasts possible! In addition to huge gratitude, you get: • BONUS podcast or early access episode every month!• Access to Patreon blog posts including "Tip of the Week"• Special Q&A posts to ask me questions about YOUR bees• Input on the podcast topics• Shout-outs on the show because I appreciate you! You can now join for as little as $1 a month, as times are tough for so many. If you are able and would like to support this podcast, please sign up today: https://www.patreon.com/fiveapple -- About Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm: Leigh keeps bees at 3000' in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with around a dozen-plus (plus) stands. Hives are managed for bee health with active selection for vigor, genetic diversity and disease resistance. The apiary is self-sustaining (not needing to buy/catch replacement bees since 2010) and produces honey and nucs most every year.

 Late Summer: Random Thoughts & Robbing (72) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:13

Show notes are here https://www.patreon.com/posts/episode-72-late-40966216  along with the link to the youtube channel I mentioned enjoying. Thanks for listening! Leigh -- Please become a "Friend of the Podcast" on Patreon and join the folks who make the podcasts possible! In addition to huge gratitude, you get: • BONUS podcast or early access episode every month!• Access to Patreon blog posts including "Tip of the Week"• Special Q&A posts to ask me questions about YOUR bees• Input on the podcast topics• Shout-outs on the show because I appreciate you! You can now join for as little as $1 a month, as times are tough for so many. If you are able and would like to support this podcast, please sign up today: https://www.patreon.com/fiveapple -- About Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm: Leigh keeps bees at 3000' in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with around a dozen-plus (plus) stands. Hives are managed for bee health with active selection for vigor, genetic diversity and disease resistance. The apiary is self-sustaining (not needing to buy/catch replacement bees since 2010) and produces honey and nucs most every year.

 Interview: Ang Roell of They Keep Bees (71) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:50

Ang Roell is a fascinating, young, radical, inspiring beekeeper who was great fun to interview!  -- Please become a "Friend of the Podcast" on Patreon and join the folks who make the podcasts possible! In addition to huge gratitude, you get: • BONUS podcast or early access episode every month!• Access to Patreon blog posts including "Tip of the Week"• Special Q&A posts to ask me questions about YOUR bees• Input on the podcast topics• Shout-outs on the show because I appreciate you! You can now join for as little as $1 a month, as times are tough for so many. If you are able and would like to support this podcast, please sign up today: https://www.patreon.com/fiveapple -- About Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm: Leigh keeps bees at 3000' in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with around a dozen-plus stands. Hives are managed for bee health with active selection for vigor, genetic diversity and disease resistance. The apiary is self-sustaining (not needing to buy/catch replacement bees since 2010) and produces honey and nucs most every year.  

 Late Summer (70) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:09

Just thinking out loud a bit about late summer stuff in the bee yard...Episode 70: Late Summer   -- Please become a "Friend of the Podcast" on Patreon and join the folks who make the podcasts possible! In addition to huge gratitude, you get: • BONUS podcast or early access episode every month!• Access to Patreon blog posts including "Tip of the Week"• Special Q&A posts to ask me questions about YOUR bees• Input on the podcast topics• Shout-outs on the show because I appreciate you! You can now join for as little as $1 a month, as times are tough for so many. If you are able and would like to support this podcast, please sign up today: https://www.patreon.com/fiveapple -- About Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm: Leigh keeps bees at 3000' in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with around a dozen-plus stands. Hives are managed for bee health with active selection for vigor, genetic diversity and disease resistance. The apiary is self-sustaining (not needing to buy/catch replacement bees since 2010) and produces honey and nucs most every year.

 On Learning from Mistakes (69) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:23

Flying queens, marking queens well and badly, finally a flow, and general bee yard ramblings.    -- Please become a "Friend of the Podcast" on Patreon and join the folks who make the podcasts possible! In addition to huge gratitude, you get: • BONUS podcast or early access episode every month!• Access to Patreon blog posts including "Tip of the Week"• Special Q&A posts to ask me questions about YOUR bees• Input on the podcast topics• Shout-outs on the show because I appreciate you! You can now join for as little as $1 a month, as times are tough for so many. If you are able and would like to support this podcast, please sign up today: https://www.patreon.com/fiveapple -- About Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm: Leigh keeps bees at 3000' in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with around a dozen-plus stands. Hives are managed for bee health with active selection for vigor, genetic diversity and disease resistance. The apiary is self-sustaining (not needing to buy/catch replacement bees since 2010) and produces honey and nucs most every year.

 Honey Stuff Part II, Bears, Goings On (68) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:53

Honey Stuff Part II, Bears, Goings On (68) Tips on an extracting set up and I ramble on from there....  :-)  -- Please become a "Friend of the Podcast" on Patreon and join the folks who make the podcasts possible! In addition to huge gratitude, you get: • BONUS podcast or early access episode every month!• Access to Patreon blog posts including "Tip of the Week"• Special Q&A posts to ask me questions about YOUR bees• Input on the podcast topics• Shout-outs on the show because I appreciate you! You can now join for as little as $1 a month, as times are tough for so many. If you are able and would like to support this podcast, please sign up today: https://www.patreon.com/fiveapple -- About Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm: Leigh keeps bees at 3000' in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with around a dozen-plus stands. Hives are managed for bee health with active selection for vigor, genetic diversity and disease resistance. The apiary is self-sustaining (not needing to buy/catch replacement bees since 2010) and produces honey and nucs most every year.

 Getting Honey Part 1 (67) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:19

Getting Honey Part 1 (67) -- Mostly beginner tips, idea and ramblings about getting honey off your hives. Part 2 will have a link collection. Thanks so much for being a listener! :-) Leigh -- Please become a "Friend of the Podcast" on Patreon and join the folks who make the podcasts possible! In addition to huge gratitude, you get: • BONUS podcast or early access episode every month!• Access to Patreon blog posts including "Tip of the Week"• Special Q&A posts to ask me questions about YOUR bees• Input on the podcast topics• Shout-outs on the show because I appreciate you! You can now join for as little as $1 a month, as times are tough for so many. If you are able and would like to support this podcast, please sign up today: https://www.patreon.com/fiveapple -- About Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm: Leigh keeps bees at 3000' in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with around a dozen-plus stands. Hives are managed for bee health with active selection for vigor, genetic diversity and disease resistance. The apiary is self-sustaining (not needing to buy/catch replacement bees since 2010) and produces honey and nucs most every year.

 Bookmark: Bonus episode for patrons is up! On The Nucleus Method (66) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00

A bookmark to let the patrons know a bonus podcast, a reading of The Nucleus Method (for swarm prevention and/or making splits) is up for listening at Patreon.com/fiveapple I'll be back with regular episode 67 very shortly....on honey! Thanks so much for being a listener! Leigh -- Please become a "Friend of the Podcast" on Patreon and join the folks who make the podcasts possible! In addition to huge gratitude, you get: • BONUS podcast or early access episode every month!• Access to Patreon blog posts including "Tip of the Week"• Special Q&A posts to ask me questions about YOUR bees• Input on the podcast topics• Shout-outs on the show because I appreciate you! The 'Happy Listener' tier gets you started for just $1 a month.  If you are able and would like to support this podcast, please sign up today: https://www.patreon.com/fiveapple -- About Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm: Leigh keeps bees at 3000' in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with around a dozen-plus stands. Hives are managed for bee health with active selection for vigor, genetic diversity and disease resistance. The apiary is self-sustaining (not needing to buy/catch replacement bees since 2010) and produces honey and nucs most every year. 

 Apiary update & After a hive swarms (65) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:47

Episode 65: Apiary update & After a hive swarms  Show notes and links mentioned are (free) at https://www.patreon.com/posts/37568315 -- Please become a "Friend of the Podcast" on Patreon and join the folks who make the podcasts possible! In addition to huge gratitude, you get: • BONUS podcast or early access episode every month!• Access to Patreon blog posts including "Tip of the Week"• Special Q&A posts to ask me questions about YOUR bees• Input on the podcast topics• Shout-outs on the show because I appreciate you! You can now join for as little as $1 a month, as times are tough for so many. If you are able and would like to support this podcast, please sign up today: https://www.patreon.com/fiveapple -- About Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm: Leigh keeps bees at 3000' in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with around a dozen-plus stands. Hives are managed for bee health with active selection for vigor, genetic diversity and disease resistance. The apiary is self-sustaining (not needing to buy/catch replacement bees since 2010) and produces honey and nucs most every year. 

 Bookmark: Bonus Audio on Inspections up on Patreon (64) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:15

Just an audio bookmark to let Patrons know a bonus podcast on Inspections is up for listening at Patreon.com/fiveapple I'll be back with regular episodes as soon as possible after my microphone bit the dust. A new one is on the way! Next regular episode is Q&A so if you have questions you would like me to attempt then please send a message on Patreon, Facebook or by email! more soon! Leigh -- Please become a "Friend of the Podcast" on Patreon and join the folks who make the podcasts possible! In addition to huge gratitude, you get: • BONUS podcast or early access episode every month!• Access to Patreon blog posts including "Tip of the Week"• Special Q&A posts to ask me questions about YOUR bees• Input on the podcast topics• Shout-outs on the show because I appreciate you! The Friend of the Podcast tier has been reduced to $3 as times are tough for so many. If you are able and would like to support this podcast, please sign up today: https://www.patreon.com/fiveapple -- About Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm: Leigh keeps bees at 3000' in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with around a dozen-plus stands. Hives are managed for bee health with active selection for vigor, genetic diversity and disease resistance. The apiary is self-sustaining (not needing to buy/catch replacement bees since 2010) and produces honey and nucs most every year. 

 Readings: On Drawing Hive Inspections (63) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:06

Link to article and images in the public show notes at: https://www.patreon.com/posts/36531617 -- Please become a "Friend of the Podcast" on Patreon and join the folks who make the podcasts possible! In addition to huge gratitude, you get: • BONUS podcast or early access episode every month!• Access to Patreon blog posts including "Tip of the Week"• Special Q&A posts to ask me questions about YOUR bees• Input on the podcast topics• Shout-outs on the show because I appreciate you! The Friend of the Podcast tier has been reduced to $3 as times are tough for so many. If you are able and would like to support this podcast, please sign up today: https://www.patreon.com/fiveapple -- About Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm: Leigh keeps bees at 3000' in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with around a dozen-plus stands. Hives are managed for bee health with active selection for vigor, genetic diversity and disease resistance. The apiary is self-sustaining (not needing to buy/catch replacement bees since 2010) and produces honey and nucs most every year. 

 On Splits, Part Three; Some Q & A (62) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:38

The Doolittle Box using a queen excluder; tips for adding a caged mated queen; beekeeper error; Q re the name 'Cut Down'; using wallpaper steamer to harvest wax and clean boxes and wooden frames.  On Splits, Part Three; Some Q & A (62) -- Please become a "Friend of Five Apple" on Patreon today and join the folks who make the podcasts possible with a pledge of $4 or more. In addition to huge gratitude, you get: •  Access to exclusive weekly blog posts including "Tip of the Week"  •  Special Q&A posts to ask questions about YOUR bees •  BONUS podcast or early access episode every month!  •  Input on podcast topics •  Shout-outs on the show because I appreciate you!   Sign up today: https://www.patreon.com/fiveapple -- About Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm: Leigh keeps bees at 3000' in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with around a dozen-plus stands. Hives are managed for bee health with active selection for vigor, genetic diversity and disease resistance. The apiary is self-sustaining (not needing to buy/catch replacement bees since 2010) and produces honey and nucs most every year. 

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