Kim Flottum

Bee Culture


Kim Flottum is the editor of Bee Culture magazine and the author of numerous beginning, intermediate and advanced beekeeping books. He brings 30 years of beekeeping and teaching experience to the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRS.

Kim will be speaking at the Pennsylvania Fairs


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All About Honey Bee Drones

Drones have an important role to play in the world of bees and beekeeping, but they are often overlooked in favor of royalty and workers. Find out more about drones, what they do (and don’t), what you can (and can’t) do with them, and why it’s important to make sure they are doing fine.
Modern Homesteading Animal Husbandry

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Pennsylvania, Saturday 10:00-11:00 a.m., Sustainable Agriculture Stage Sponsored by Farm to Table Western PA

10 Rules of Modern Beekeeping

As with every other livestock-related endeavor, dealing with honey bees and keeping bees require following some basic rules. You must follow good practices to maintain the health and longevity of your stock, ensure optimum production, and protect beekeeper health. There’s more than 10 rules, and to be successful, you should know all about all of them.
Modern Homesteading Animal Husbandry

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Pennsylvania, Sunday 11:30-12:30 p.m., Grit Stage