03-02-20 Michael Schmaeling: Farm Manager, Rodale Institute Resident Beekeeper
You are in for a heart warming show with special Guest Michael Schmaeling as he shares his unique management of Honey Bee’s … Regenerative Selective Genetics’ … A rare experience with one who communicates with the bee’s …
Michael Schmaeling Founders Campus Farm Manager, Rodale Institute Resident Beekeeper. Michael manages and maintains the Institute’s treatment-free honeybee conservancy, where he selectively breeds healthy queens to create new colonies. Additionally, he is the manager of the Rodale Institute Founder’s Campus.
Mike Schmaeling ~developed innovative breeding techniques to better isolate mating when “splitting” colonies. Last year, he says he roughly tripled his colonies, which then suffered 50% mortality. Learn what happening with the colonies in 2020.
Find Mike at Rodale Institute … https://rodaleinstitute.org/about/staff/