Beekeeping Today Podcast: A.I. Root Company History with Brad Root – 1919 to the ’80s

Beekeeping Today Podcast: A.I. Root Company History with Brad Root – 1919 to the ’80s

Jul 5, 2019

Brad RootWe continue our celebration of
the A. I. Root Company’s 150 anniversary we started in Season 1, Episode 17 with Brad
Root. In this episode, we pick up about 1920 and continue to the
1980’s.  Brad relates several of the key events in the history
of the A.I. Root Company from the end of the WWI through the Great
Depression, WWII, the 50’s and 60’s. It is a fascinating look back
at the company from the 5th Root generation managing the

Also in this show, we get an update from Peter Nelson who joined
the podcast back in Season 1, Episode 22. His movie,
The Pollinators, is receiving great reviews at film
festivals across the country. 


This episode is brought to you by Global
! Global Patties is a family business that manufactures
protein supplement patties for honey bees. Feeding your hives
protein supplement patties will help ensure that they produce strong and health
colonies by increasing brood production and overall honey flow.
Global offers a variety of standard patties, as well as custom
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appreciate them sponsoring this show with Brad Root, President of
A.I. Root Company!


We hope you enjoy this podcast and welcome your questions and

Thanks to Bee Culture, the Magazine of
American Beekeeping
, for their support of The Beekeeping Today
Podcast. Available in print and digital at

 Thank you for listening! 

Podcast music: Young Presidents, “Be Strong”


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