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Lecture videos broadcast on the National Honey Show YouTube channel.

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2016 Lecture Series

Importance of Pollinator Diversity by Brigit Strawbridge HD 1:07
A lecture given by Brigit Strawbridge at the 2016 National Honey Show entitled "Importance of Pollinator Diversity". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the C. B. Dennis Trust for their support and the sponsorship by Mr R Blaxland.

Colony Collapse Disorder an American Perspective by Dave Tarpy HD 1:02
A lecture given by Dave Tarpy at the 2016 National Honey Show entitled "Colony Collapse Disorder an American Perspective". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the C. B. Dennis Trust for their support and the sponsorship by Bee Culture.

The BFA Apprentice Scheme - How we came to Bee! HD 46:07
A lecture given at the 2016 National Honey Show entitled "The BFA Apprentice Scheme - How we came to Bee!" The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the C. B. Dennis Trust for their support and the sponsorship by Sherriff.

Can Science Save our Bees - The Role of Apimondia by Phil McCabe HD 50:41
A lecture given at the 2016 National Honey Show entitled "Can Science Save our Bees - The Role of Apimondia" by Phil McCabe. The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the C. B. Dennis Trust for their support and the sponsorship by E H Thorne.

The Biology of Honey Bee Nutrition and What it Means to the Beekeeper by David Tarpy HD 46:20
A lecture given at the 2016 National Honey Show entitled "The Biology of Honey Bee Nutrition and What it Means to the Beekeeper" by David Tarpy. The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the C. B. Dennis Trust for their support and the sponsorship by BBKA.

2015 Lecture Series

Why Genetics are Important to the BeeKeeper by Juliana Rangel HD 43:48
A lecture given by Debbie Delaney at the 2015 National Honey Show entitled "Why Genetics are Important to the BeeKeeper". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the Nineveh Charitable Trust for their support and the sponsorship by the Bee Farmers Association.

The Sustainability of Honeybees by Debbie Delaney HD 1:03
A lecture given by Debbie Delaney at the 2015 National Honey Show entitled "The Sustainability of Honeybees". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the Nineveh Charitable Trust for their support and the sponsorship by the British Beekeepers Association.

Bumblebees Their Ecology and Conservation HD 59:27
A lecture given by Dave Goulson at the 2015 National Honey Show entitled "Bumblebees Their Ecology and Conservation". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the Nineveh Charitable Trust for their support and the sponsorship by BBWear.

Queens I Have Known by Robert Pickard HD 1:14
A lecture given by Robert Pickard at the 2015 National Honey Show entitled "Queens I Have Known". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the Nineveh Charitable Trust for their support and the sponsorship by E H Thorne.

Biology of the Colony by Juliana Rangel HD 1:06
A lecture given by Juliana Rangel at the 2015 National Honey Show entitled "Biology of the Colony". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the Nineveh Charitable Trust for their support and the sponsorship by Mr R. Blaxland & family.

Bees in Winter by Ben Harden HD 43:13
A lecture given by Ben Harden at the 2015 National Honey Show entitled "Bees in Winter". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the Nineveh Charitable Trust for their support and the sponsorship by B J Sherriff.

The Behavioural Ecology of Swarming in Honey Bees by Juliana Rangel HD 1:04
A lecture given by Juliana Rangel at the 2015 National Honey Show entitled "The Behavioural Ecology of Swarming in Honey Bees". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the Nineveh Charitable Trust for their support and the sponsorship by Maisemore Apiaries Ltd.

Africanised Honey Bee Biology by Juliana Rangel HD 1:00
A lecture given by Juliana Rangel at the 2015 National Honey Show entitled "Africanised Honey Bee Biology". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the Nineveh Charitable Trust for their support and the sponsorship by Mann Lake UK.

Honey Bee Pests by Debbie Delaney HD 1:02
A lecture given by Debbie Delaney at the 2015 National Honey Show entitled "Honey Bee Pests". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the Nineveh Charitable Trust for their support and the sponsorship by Mann Lake UK.

Honey Marketing by Debbie Delaney HD 46:47
A lecture given by Debbie Delaney at the 2015 National Honey Show entitled "Honey Marketing". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the Nineveh Charitable Trust for their support and the sponsorship by Abelo.

The Biology of Mating by Juliana Rangel HD 1:06
A lecture given by Juliana Rangel at the 2015 National Honey Show entitled "The Biology of Mating". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the Nineveh Charitable Trust for their support and the sponsorship by Mann Lake UK.

2014 Lecture Series

Small Hive Beetle by James Ellis HD 60:07
A lecture given by James Ellis at the 2014 National Honey Show entitled "Small Hive Beetle". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of the Garfield Weston Foundation.

Varroa-Gate: How to Prevent re-Infestion HD 53:30
A lecture given by Nikolaus Koeniger at the 2014 National Honey Show entitled "Varroa-Gate: How to Prevent re-Infestation". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of the Garfield Weston Foundation.

Honey Bees of the World - A Uniform Diversity by Nikolous Koeniger HD 49:06
Lecture: Honey Bees of the World - A Uniform Diversity given by Nikolous Koeniger at the 2014 National Honey Show. The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of the Garfield Weston Foundation.

Mating Biology of Honeybees by Gudran Koeniger HD 1:15:32
A lecture given by Gudran Koeniger at the 2014 National Honey Show entitled "Mating Biology of Honeybees. DCA's - A Natural Strategy To Avoid In-breeding". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of the Garfield Weston Foundation.

Pollination by Ann Harman HD 55:08
A lecture given by Ann Harman at the 2014 National Honey Show entitled "Pollination - Who Needs It?". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of the Garfield Weston Foundation.

Biology of the Honey Bee by James Ellis HD 51:44
A lecture given by Jamie Ellis at the 2014 National Honey Show entitled "Biology of the Honey Bee". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of the Garfield Weston Foundation.

Honey Bees 4 Questions by James Ellis HD 32:16
A lecture given by James Ellis at the 2014 National Honey Show entitled "How Honey Bees Helped me Answer 4 of Life's Most Important Questions". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of the Garfield Weston Foundation.

Bees Like Sugar Too! by Ann Harman HD 43:59
A lecture given by Ann W. Harman at the 2014 National Honey Show entitled "Bee like sugar too!". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of the Garfield Weston Foundation.

A Natural Balance by Gudran Koeniger HD 55:05
Presenting the first of the 2014 series. A lecture given by Gudran Koeniger at the 2014 National Honey Show entitled "A Natural Balance - Defence of Asian Honey Bees Against Predators and Parasites". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship by Apitrader.

CABK Lecture: Energy, Honey Bees & Humans by Prof. Robert Pickard at the 2014 National Honey Show. Full 96 page transcript can be downloaded on the CABK Website.

Basic Life Cycles of Wasps and Hornets by Steve Martin HD 1:26
A lecture given by Prof. Steve Martin at the 2014 National Honey Show entitled "Basic Life Cycles of Wasps and Hornets". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of the Garfield Weston Foundation and The Central Association of Beekeepers.

Addressing Sustainability by Jamie Ellis HD 41:55
A lecture given by Jamie Ellis at the 2014 National Honey Show entitled "Addressing the Sustainability of Beekeeping in the 21st Century". The National Honey Show gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of the Garfield Weston Foundation and Maisemore Apiaries Ltd.

2013 Lecture Series

The Sustainable Apiary by Mike Palmer HD 57:20
A lecture given by Mike Palmer at the 2013 National Honey Show entitled "The Sustainable Apiary". Sponsor: Maisemore Apiaries Ltd.

Origins and Evolutionary History of the Honey Bee by Robert Paxton HD 57:49
A lecture given by Robert Paxton at the 2013 National Honey Show entitled "Origins and Evolutionary History of the Honey Bee". Sponsor: Thorne.

Queen Rearing in the Sustainable Apiary by Mike Palmer HD 57:29
A lecture given by Mike Palmer at the 2013 National Honey Show entitled "Queen Rearing in the Sustainable Apiary". Sponsor: Bee Farmers Association.

Keeping Bees in Frozen North America by Mike Palmer HD 61:00
A lecture given by Mike Palmer at the 2013 National Honey Show entitled "Keeping Bees in Frozen North America". Sponsor: The Central Association of Bee-Keepers.

Ghosts in the Hive by Ricarda Kather HD 49:15
A lecture given by Ricarda Kather at the 2013 National Honey Show entitled "Ghosts in the Hive - Varroa's life cycle inside a Honey Bee Colony". Sponsor: BCW Agriculture Ltd.

Science and the Thinking Beekeeper by Norman Carreck HD 1:01:22
A lecture given by Norman Carreck at the 2013 National Honey Show entitled "Science and the thinking beekeeper". Sponsor: British Beekeepers Association.

Comb Honey Production by Mike Palmer HD 1:03
A lecture given by Mike Palmer at the 2013 National Honey Show entitled "Comb Honey Production in the Northern Champlain Valley". Sponsor: The Artisan Honey Company.

Pesticides & Bees a Dangerous Mix by Robert Paxton HD 57:52
A lecture given by Robert Paxton at the 2013 National Honey Show entitled "Pesticides & Bees - A Dangerous Mix". Sponsor: Freeman & Harding.

On HOLD
A lecture given by Robert Paxton at the 2013 National Honey Show entitled "Nosema - A Pervasive and Persistent Parasite of the Honey Bee".

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