Author Archives: Tom Theobald

Saga of bee losses is a very human story

Ultimately, the ongoing saga of bee losses and environmental poisoning is a very human story. Two follow: the first, an audio interview with Davey Hackenberg on Dadant’s Beekeeping Today Podcast.  Dave senior was raised on a dairy and started the honey business … Continue reading

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New podcast series: Pollinators and Power by Terry Oxford

  This is the link to Urban Bee’s main site, however there is currently a certificate mismatch issue: https://urbanbeesf.com/podcast Perhaps best known as the San Francisco rooftop beekeeper, Terry Oxford has also been a tireless campaigner for neonicotinoid-free trees for the … Continue reading

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Seeds That Poison

This video, Seeds That Poison, by Beyond Pesticides is only five minutes long and hits almost every aspect of the neonicotinoid controversy. It should be shared widely with others.

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USDA whistleblower Dr. Jonathan Lundgren interviewed on Beekeeping Today

Here is Dr. Jonathan Lundgren interviewed by Jeff Ott and Kim Flottum on the Beekeeping Today Podcast about Regenerative Agriculture and Honey Bee Health. Dr. Lundgren left the USDA because his research on neonicotinoids and modern agriculture was being stifled. … Continue reading

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A Bug’s Death

On a cold winter day this past week I was in my Honey House doing a run of hand dipped beeswax candles. In the background I could hear the radio, tuned to the Public Radio station. Because I was an … Continue reading

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