Leo Sharashkin: Beekeeping In-Depth: Capturing a Hive of Local, Adaptive Bees & Appropriate Hive Design
In this in-depth session master beekeeper Leo Sharashkin covers more specifics on how to get started and find success in beekeeping. He covers the power of local bees (catching your own swarms of adapted bees instead of buying commercial non-resilient stocks; choosing appropriate hive design and managing hives in a non-invasive way, which is good for the bees and easy on the beekeeper. He touches on biodiversity of nectar plants and give practical advice which can show how easy and fun beekeeping can be, while also finding success.
Recorded at the 2016 Acres U.S.A. Conference, Omaha, Nebraska, Friday, December 2, 2016.