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Al Ballard interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Al Ballard interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts Project

Date
1988-01-27
Description
Two audiocassettes. Ballard was born in Myakka City, where his family dates back to 1860. His father was a beekepper, and when Al retired from the U.S. Army in 1978, he began beekeeping. In the interview, he discusses his family history with beekeeping; main prime product: honey; his business Ballard's Apiary; selling honey: methods, equipment, and buyers; handling swarms and queens; tools used; bee hive boxes; transportation; use of citrus, palmetto and mangrove for pollinating; bee bahvior and life cycle; disease control; myths about bees and honey; ideal bee weather; and Africanized bees.
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a_s1622_04_tape08Al Ballard interview for the Southwest Florida Folk Arts ProjectSoundBeekeepers
Field recordings
Beekeeping
Beehives
Honey
Apiaries
Bees (insects)
Citrus fruits
Plants
Harvesting
Agriculture
Interviews
Oral histories
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