12 episodes

What’s the Buzz with ATTTA Beekeeping Podcast features conversations with interesting guests from our beekeeping industry. Hosted by the Atlantic Tech Transfer Team for Apiculture and always regionally relevant, the goal of this podcast is to provide beekeepers with additional insight into all aspects of our industry. Whether you are a hobby beekeeper or a large commercial pollinator, involved in blueberry or honey production, our podcast will have something of interest for you.

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What’s the Buzz with ATTTA Beekeeping Podcast features conversations with interesting guests from our beekeeping industry. Hosted by the Atlantic Tech Transfer Team for Apiculture and always regionally relevant, the goal of this podcast is to provide beekeepers with additional insight into all aspects of our industry. Whether you are a hobby beekeeper or a large commercial pollinator, involved in blueberry or honey production, our podcast will have something of interest for you.

    What's the Buzz with ATTA Beekeeping Podcast: Episode 11

    What's the Buzz with ATTA Beekeeping Podcast: Episode 11

    It will be no surprise to our listeners that Newfoundland is a special place to keep bees!  Our current podcast explores the benefits and challenges of keepingbees on the Island.  Our guest Catherine Dempsey has bee involved in beekeeping and the beekeeping industry of Newfoundland for several years.  In our conversation, we explore the history of Newfoundland beekeeping and the unique approach required by beekeepers in the most easternly regions of Canada.  We also take the opportunity to discuss the new book that Catherine has recently published.  “Daphney’s Bees” is a wonderful story of a young girls first season as a beekeeper.  This book is a great adventure for the whole family!

    • 32 min
    What's the Buzz with ATTA Beekeeping Podcast: Episode 10

    What's the Buzz with ATTA Beekeeping Podcast: Episode 10

    Our latest episode is an informative interview with Dr. Andony Melathopoulos. He is a researcher and beekeeper with direct ties to eastern Canada. Having spent time at Nova Scotia’s Dalhousie University (AC campus) while undertaking his doctoral studies, Andony contributed in a positive, and long-lasting way to our industry. Through his research work and enthusiastic teaching, Andony left a strong impression on those he met while in Nova Scotia. Listen to our latest podcast to learn about Andony’s beekeeping journey from eastern Canada to his position on the faculty of Oregon State University. Find out about his current research related to pollination and honey bee health! You will encounter few beekeepers who are as interested and energetic about honey bees as this month's guest, so take a few minutes to meet or reacquaint yourself with this fascinating beekeeper.

    • 36 min
    What’s the Buzz with ATTTA Beekeeping Podcast: Episode 9

    What’s the Buzz with ATTTA Beekeeping Podcast: Episode 9

    Our latest episode is an informative interview with veterinarian Dr. Sarah Wood.  Dr. Wood, a veterinary pathologist, concentrates on research related to honey bee health. Working at the University of Saskatchewan, she takes a “One Health” approach to her investigations which covers a range of disease and environmental factors which can impact honey bees. Listen and learn more about her work which is providing important insights for Canadian beekeepers on pesticide use, European foulbrood, pollination, and more.

    • 44 min
    What’s the Buzz with ATTTA Beekeeping Podcast Episode 8

    What’s the Buzz with ATTTA Beekeeping Podcast Episode 8

    The Canadian Honey Council (CHC) represents all beekeepers from the hobbyist with one hive through to the largest commercial operation with thousands of colonies. Nationally, there are more than 10 000 beekeepers, managing nearly one million colonies, supported directly by the work of the CHC. As the national association of the beekeeping industry, the CHC undertakes many of the big issues related to honey fraud, product labelling, employment and much more. This month’s episode of What’s the Buzz with ATTTA Beekeeping podcast explores the work of the CHC through a discussion with the association’s executive director, Rod Scarlett.

    • 38 min
    What’s the Buzz with ATTTA Beekeeping Podcast: Episode Seven

    What’s the Buzz with ATTTA Beekeeping Podcast: Episode Seven

    If a person could be labelled as a honey scientist that person would be Dr. Peter Awram. Peter is a second-generation beekeeper, originally from Alberta but now living in the Fraser Valley area of British Columbia. From this location, Peter continues his family beekeeping operation and runs a food authenticity business. With a background in microbiology and knowledge of beekeeping, Peter has a unique skill set that has allowed him to develop the use of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance for the identification of fraudulent honey. This work uses cutting-edge technology to profile Canadian honey, creating a database to determine the authenticity, floral sources and regionality of our honey. To find out how you could be part of Peter’s research related to honey fraud preventions, listen to this episode of the What’s the Buzz with ATTTA Beekeeping Podcast.

    Website: www.perennia.ca

    Hosts: Atlantic Tech Transfer Team for Apiculture

    Follow us on Twitter: @nsperennia @beeatlantic

    Connect with us on: Instagram: @nsperennia Facebook: @nsperennia

    Music: Steam Powered Giraffe, Honeybee

    Logo Created by: Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc.

    Email us at: info@perennia.ca

    • 41 min
    What’s the Buzz with ATTTA Beekeeping Podcast: Episode Six

    What’s the Buzz with ATTTA Beekeeping Podcast: Episode Six

    What will kill 100% of the pests and diseases found in your beekeeping equipment? Listen to this podcast to find out. A fascinating conversation with Professor Monique LaCroix, the leading expert in Canada on the use of irradiation for the food industry. Professor LaCroix has almost 35 years of experience and is recognized globally for her knowledge in this field. We discuss the best type of irradiation for beekeeping equipment, what pests and diseases are affected and where our regions beekeepers can access this technology. Listen to our podcast as we delve into this subject and emerge with a deeper insight into this little used tool. Disinfection taken to the next level and something all beekeepers should know about in this episode of What’s the Buzz with ATTTA Beekeeping podcast!

    Website: www.perennia.ca

    Hosts: Atlantic Tech Transfer Team for Apiculture

    Follow us on Twitter: @nsperennia @beeatlantic

    Connect with us on: Instagram: @nsperennia Facebook: @nsperennia

    Music: Steam Powered Giraffe, Honeybee

    Logo Created by: Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc.

    Email us at: info@perennia.ca

    • 33 min

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