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Welcome to Studio-Bee-LIVE, a great source to listen to great beekeeping information about keeping and raising bees. All programs are below in order of broadcasts. This is the beekeeper's place where you can listen to audio beekeeping debates, breaking news, interviews and evaluations of new products and beekeeping equipment. Listen to them online, or download them as podcasts, MP3 files to listen to as you drive, exercise or work. It's all free. It's Long Lane Honey Bee Farms' way of helping more people to become beekeepers and to obtain the information needed for successful urban beekeeping. Enjoy!

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Podcast 41 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today we'll take a phone call question and talk with two beekeepers and at the end, Christian and Sheri will sing a song. Take a listen and enjoy! This and more at Studio Bee Live.

PAST PROGRAMS

Podcast 40 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today we'll hit the road with David and Sheri as they talk about Sheri being helped by an ax man, two customers share about beekeeping and more. Take a listen and enjoy! This and more at Studio Bee Live.

Podcast 39 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today we'll talk about the Weird Warm Weather, Zombie Flies, and feeding bees in the winter. Let's sit down and talk with beekeepers David and Sheri at their kitchen table in central Illinois as Sheri makes a cake. Take a listen and enjoy! This and more at Studio Bee Live.

Podcast 38 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today we'll talk about the Eastern Apicultural Society meeting in Rhode Island, interview two new Master Beekeepers, Dave and Dorinda Priebe and more. Take a listen and enjoy! This and more at Studio Bee Live.

Podcast 37 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today we introduce Top Bar Hives, more magnificent mistakes in beekeeping along with answers to your emails. Take a listen and enjoy! This and more at Studio Bee Live.

Podcast 36 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, more magnificent mistakes in beekeeping along with answers to your emails. Take a listen and enjoy! This and more at Studio Bee Live.

Podcast 35 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, Sheri and 3 year old Christian sing a song for us and we'll talk about varroa mites, smokers, hive tools, gloves and more. Take a listen and enjoy! This and more at Studio Bee Live.

Podcast 34This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, we start our new format.  Learn about candy boards, wax moths, and what angle the bees make their cells on the comb and lots more. Take a listen and enjoy! This and more at Studio Bee Live.

Podcast 33 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, Sheri and David discuss beekeeping in the month of August, EAS and we'll answer some emails and more! Take a listen! This and more at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 32 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, Sheri and David discuss beekeeping in the month of June, EAS and HAS, issues of the hive and more! Take a listen! This and more at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 31 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, Sheri and David discuss the package bee process and brag about how great customers are. Take a listen! This and more at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 30 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, Sheri and David discuss the new trap for the Small Hive Beetle, laying workers, and a new listener off the Dutch coast. Sheri tells us how to know flowers better. Take a listen! This and more at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 29 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, Sheri and David discuss new legislation being introduced in Illinois to exempt honey from food sanitation laws. Sheri tells us how to deal with crystallized honey and as usual, lots of emails to answer. Take a listen! This and more at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 28 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, how to test for Tracheal mites, what Sheri was doing at the liquor store and more! Take a listen! This and more at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 27 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, David and Sheri answer more Emails, like do bees throw up to cool down? Take a listen! This and more at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 26 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, David and Sheri share about American Foul Brood, bees on Sesame Street and more. Take a listen! This and more at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 25 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, David and Sheri share about how they are gearing up for another great beekeeping year. You'll hear about BEST BEE BOOKS TO BUY too. Take a listen! This and more at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 24 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, David and Sheri head for the chicken coop and discover that bees and chickens get along. Plus David and Sheri answer a lot of email questions about honeybees. Take a listen! This and more at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 23 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, David and Sheri are left wondering what happened to the month of April. They'll give some good pointers on what to do if you can't get all the bee supplies you need, and Sheri fires off a bunch of common questions for David to answer. This and more at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 22 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, David and Sheri tell a funny story of customers finding goodies in their hive orders and First Lady Michelle Obama is going to be a beekeeper soon. This and more at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 21 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, David and Sheri answer good email questions about beekeeping, talk to their UPS driver who picks up all the hives for shipment and David shares some important tips on feeding bees in winter and early spring. This and more at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 20 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, David and Sheri share how to use honey instead of sugar, bee genetics, a look back at beekeeping in 1937. This and more at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 19 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, David and Sheri share about David being on FOX NEWS with Neil Cavuto talking about beekeeping. And David and Sheri offer a special Valentine's special and David answers a call in question. This and more at Studio Bee Live.

Podcast 18 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. In our program today, David and Sheri have fun answering Email questions about beekeeping and you'll learn more about the difference between nucs and packages and the difference on installation of a nuc and package. David also shares some more bee trivia along with answering some more Email. And, listen to why it is best to start with two hives rather than one. This and more at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 17 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. Today, David and Sheri have fun answering Email from bee venom therapy to putting hives inside during the winter. This and more here at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 16 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. Today, David and Sheri have fun taking calls from beekeepers ordering packages. David and Karee talk about diseases in the hive. This and more here at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 15 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. Today, David and Sheri answer important questions about the new 2009 bee year. This is the grand opening day for ordering package bees, queens or nucs from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms. In this broadcast, David and Sheri give you all the information you need to place your orders. This and more here at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 14 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. Today, David and Sheri answer a lot of Email questions and you'll learn about how a bit of honey each day is really good for you. Also, the honey bee lab at the Ohio State University is selling supplies from the hive at Wooster, Ohio. And David interviews Walt Wright, who coined the phrase of Checkerboarding. Walt has written many articles in the American Bee Journal and Bee Culture magazines. This and more here at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 13 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. Today, David and Sheri give important information what bees are doing in the winter time, how long winter bees live, what kinds of cridders bother bees in the winter, like mice and skunks. This and more here at Studio Bee Live!

Podcast 12 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. Today, David and Sheri share important information on ordering package bees. David looks at several different types of feeders and David, Karee and Sheri talk about how they will begin raising queens with strong hygienic behavior. This and more here at Studio Bee Live

Podcast 11 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. Today, David answers email questions about Top Bar Hives, the future of the bees and the important role of hygienic characteristics in queens. David also looks back in history to Queen Rearer Jay Smith. This and more here at Studio Bee Live.

Podcast 10 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with your hosts David and Sheri Burns. Today, Sheri tells how to use honey from some great Christmas goodies from the kitchen. And we'll answer some good emails. We'll also take a look back in history to Jay Smith, author of the book "Better Queens". We'll also discuss the bottom board and hear from a caller from Tennessee about how his bees are helping his garden, this and much more here at Studio Bee Live!

Podcast 9 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast from David and Sheri Burns of Long Lane Honey Bee Farms. Today, learn how to get paid to keep bees in Mississippi. We'll take another look into the equipment of the hive and look at the frames and more.

Podcast 8 This is Studio Bee Live, a broadcast of Long Lane Honey Bee Farms with David and Sheri Burns. Today, we'll talk about the greater wax moth, L.L. Langstroth, removing bees from a home or building and we'll answer some email and phone calls!

Podcast 7 In today's program, David and Sheri answer some questions about feeding bees and about which type of bee is the best. And Sheri shares more about marketing honey and more.

Podcast 6 In today's program, David and Sheri answer some great email and Sheri tells another funny story about bee poop. David talks about the deep hive body and bee space and one last look at A. I. Root, famous beekeeper of the late 1800s and early 1900s. And did you know that queens were thought to be kings before the 1600s?

Podcast 5 In today's program, David and Sheri continue their talk about selling and marketing your honey. David explains what an Illinois medium super is and we look back in history again at A. I. Root, famous beekeeper of the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Podcast 4In today's program, David answers an email about one piece plastic frames compared to wooden frames with regular foundation. Also, David and Sheri share about how to sell your honey. And, a look back in history to beekeepers who changed beekeeping, featuring A.I. Root.

Podcast 3 In today's program, David answers an email about how long it takes for a hive to produce honey and another question about the difference between wooden hives and Polystyrene hive boxes. And Sheri gives some more great recipes and Karee shares interesting honey bee trivial and facts and more...

Podcast 2 In today's program, David answers an email about how long it takes for a hive to produce honey and another question about the difference between wooden hives and Polystyrene hive boxes. And Sheri gives some more great recipes and Karee shares interesting honey bee trivial and facts and more...

Podcast 1 In today's program, David talks with his 23 year old son, David about their experience with keeping bees together and a few wise words about Africanized bees. And David answers a few email questions on when to super and whether or not to close off screen bottom boards in the winter and more...

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