In the world of commercial beekeeping, the American almond pollination season is the biggest in the world. It is also the most important indicator of what can be expected regarding the longevity of the colonies. Each year, Tom and June have examined a myriad of issues plaguing beekeepers in their plight to maintain the health of their colonies as they struggle to keep their operations afloat. On today’s show, host June Stoyer and co-host, Tom Theobald talk to Gene Brandi, President of the American Beekeeping Federation about some of the key issues facing commercial beekeepers this season.
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