Introduction to BioDynamic Beekeeping
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Introduction to BioDynamic Beekeeping

An overview of the evolution of bees, their critical role in the floral kingdom, and the reasons for their collapse
4.5 (10 ratings)
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Created by Hilmar Kuhnemann
Last updated 10/2015
English
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
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  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn the basics of Bio-Dynamic beekeeping practice
  • Gain a deep understanding of bees life and history
  • Discove a friendly alternative to conventional beekeeping, which is the primary cause for Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)
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Requirements
  • Introduction to bio dynamics
  • introduction to beekeeping
Description

Join the efforts to save the world's bees population from colony collapse by studying the secret world of bees, as taught from the unique perspective of holistic Bio-dynamic beekeeper Hilmar Kuhnemann.

Gain practical knowledge that will allow you to start a bees colony right in your backyard, without causing any harm to the bees or their habitat.

All profits from selling the course are dedicated to further research and development of sustainable and environmentally friendly beekeeping practices.

Who is the target audience?
  • Beekeepers seeking to help preserve bee colonies
  • Nature and environment enthusiasts who wish to expand their agricultural knowledge
  • Organic farmers seeking to increase natural polination of crops
  • Anyone with a passion for nature and the environment
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Curriculum For This Course
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5 Lectures 46:06

Some fun facts about the daily lives of bees and their unique social structure.

An overview of how bees pollinate and how they create their beehive products: Honey and propolis,


Preview 10:36

An overview of the role of bees in the natural realm as well as their significance in different cultures of the world.

The History of Bees
04:39

An overview of the role of bees in the natural realm as well as their significance in different cultures of the world.

The History of Bees- Part 2
05:50

What deseases should beekeepers be aware of when starting their own hive? Why do these diseases appear and how can they be treated to avoid colony collapse?

Common Bee Diseases
10:21

This is a practical chapter dedicated to demonstration of how to build a beehive, how to harvest they honey and how to look after your bees in a way that doesn't harm them.

Prcatical Beekeeping Training
14:40
About the Instructor
Hilmar Kuhnemann
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BioDynamic BeeKeeper

I am a graduate of a course in holistic beekeeping given at the Stuttgart Center, and have been a beekeeper for many years.

Up until 2013 I was working in a conventional apiary in the Galilee, with 800 hives spread over agricultural lands and uncultivated areas from central to northern Israel.

The phenomena of Colony Collapse disorder causing bees mortality around the world has got me very worried and I started researching the issue, desperate to find a solution. I discovered there was another way, a friendlier way, to treat bees whereby the many gifts this magical kingdom contains could also be enjoyed by us humans, without doing the bees any harm. This is the bio-dynamic method of beekeeping, one which encourages mutual support. Man treats bees kindly and cares for their wellbeing just as bees help man.

Nowadays, I teach practical courses for holistic beekeeping, which I believe can help strengthen the ties between man and bees generally and foster a closer relationship between the two worlds, to our mutual benefit.

I also practice apitherapy – treatment with beehive products, notably BVT – Bee Venom Therapy.

My vision:

My main goal, consequently, is to establish bio-dynamic – holistic apiaries to provide therapy for people with special needs.

Bio-dynamic apiaries would offer a remedy for bees and healing for the world at large.

The project would employ a combined Arab-Jewish work force, helping to nurture greater understanding between the peoples.