More Beekeeping Digital Content

We’re so excited to tell you that we’re teaming up with the amazing people from the University of Florida’s Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory to bring you their weekly podcast and new YouTube series.

We’re always looking for new ways to share current, relevant, and accurate information that can be found online. While we can do a lot here at Bee Culture, there are some things that we can’t and we’re happy to share the work of the people who can. So, starting today, we will be sharing their weekly podcast episodes in Catch the Buzz on Wednesdays and their new episodes of Beekeeping Academy on YouTube on the last Saturday of every month.

Episode 160: Vespa velutina: The Yellow-Legged Hornet

In this episode of Two Bees in a Podcast, released on April 16, 2024, Dr. Jamie Ellis and Amy Vu speak with Dr. James Fulton, a research scientist at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Honey Bee Diagnostic Laboratory, about Vespa velutina—more commonly known as the yellow-legged hornet. This episode concludes with a Q&A segment. Check out our website:, for additional resources from today’s episode.

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Good news! Since this is episode 160, there’s plenty of episodes to listen to.

Beekeeping Academy

Beekeeping Academy is The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory’s latest series on everything honey bees and beekeeping. Whether you’re just starting out or are an experienced beekeeper, Beekeeping Academy will cover a wide range of topics that you might find useful in your endeavors!

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Want to learn more about UF HBREL and the people there? They did a monthly article series in 2023 in Bee Culture. Read some of the articles here: