This is an audio recording of Laurie "Ramona" Herboldsheimer's November 2008 talk at the Nebraska State Beekeeping Association meeting.  Of note is that this is the first time (to our knowledge) that anyone has suggested that moving a frame of capped brood from a strong hive to a weak one might , in addtion to adding bees to the population of the weak hive, also innoculate the weaker hive with microbes from the more successful one

.  Plesase link to this page rather than to the mp3 file directly, as we hope to clean up the audio a bit (we will not edit anything out of the talk), and add additional information to this page.