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Beekeeping Podcasts

Several podcasts are now available to help beekeepers keep up with the latest research and techniques.  Many of them are not only informative but entertaining and provide a great way to keep connected to the broader beekeeping community.

To subscribe to any of the podcasts listed below, and to download episodes for listening, go to any of the major podcast platforms such as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, PocketCasts, Google Podcasts, or TuneIn.  Type the title of the podcast into the search field and it should pop right up.  If not, try searching for the hosts' names, which are listed after the title in the following list.

Podcasts with Weekly Episodes

Beekeeping Today, Jeff Ott and Kim Flottum

The podcast for the latest beekeeping news, information, and entertainment for today's beekeeper.  Interviews and commentary to help you become a more informed and knowledgeable beekeeper.


Beekeeping for Newbees, Jeff Sampsell

We discuss everything needed to keep bees, including beekeeping tools, hive components, what to do and when, and every trick of the trade we can think of.  If you are new to beekeeping, this podcast is for you.


Beekeeping – Short and Sweet, Stewart Spinks

A podcast for the inquisitive beekeeper with a short attention span by a BeeFarmer, YouTuber, and mentor to thousands of beekeepers worldwide via social media channels, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


Podcasts with Episodes Every Two Weeks


The Beekeeper's Corner, Kevin Inglin

A place where we share our exploits as 'backyard' beekeepers.  How our hives are doing, beekeeping meetings, interviews, book reviews, equipment reviews, and coverage of the techniques employed when keeping bees.


Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm, Leigh Knott

Sustainable beekeeping tips, talk & how-to from the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.


Podcasts with Past Episodes Only


Behind the Veil, Buddha Bee Apiary

A beekeeper trying to answer what’s killing bees and who’s doing something about it.  Each episode tells the story of a researcher, entrepreneur, or enthusiast trying to preserve the world’s most important pollinator.

The Well-Managed Hive, Lewis Cauble (NCDA Apiary Inspector)
Discussions regarding beekeeping best practices, with an emphasis on varroa.