The Good, The Bad and the Bug-ly, a Podcast series by the Urban Plant Health Network
Episode 8: Keeping your backyard bees healthy with Cynthia Kefaloukos
Beekeeping is a great hobby and it is becoming increasingly popular with urban gardeners, but do you know how to keep the bees healthy in your hives? How about what equipment you will need, or what your legal requirements are as a beekeeper? Cynthia Kefaloukos, Apiary Pest and Disease Officer with Agriculture Victoria discusses what is actually involved in keeping bees in Victoria, and how Agriculture Victoria are working to protect the apiary industry for both commercial beekeepers and hobby beekeepers.
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