Kind o’ Honey

Bees are often killed in the production of honey, in the worst case the whole hive may be destroyed if the keeper doesn’t wish to protect them over the winter. Not all beekeepers do this, but the general practice is one that embodies the attitude that living things are mere material and have no intrinsic

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What is Beekeeping?

Beekeeping, also known as Apiculture is the maintenance of Beehives by Humans. The person who maintains the beehives and collects the Bee products or sells the bees to another person is called the Beekeeper. Bees are kept in a location called the Beehive or an apiary. Beekeeping also includes producing cross-breeds, protecting bees from diseases, along

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Beekeeping tools and equipment

When beekeepers go to work they have essential tools needed to keep themselves safe because having a couple hundred bee stings can be fatal. This is why it’s important that beekeepers practice and exercise safety. Beekeeping tools and equipment include, first and foremost, a beekeeper protective suit, that is supposed to be puncture and sting

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The Queen Bee

The survival of a colony of bees living in a bee hive depends on the queen bee. Without a queen bee the hive will eventually die. The hives queen is the only female bee in the hive that has fully developed reproductive organs. The queen is not in control of the hive. Her soul purpose

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How To Market Your Honey

Marketing honey in today’s market is going to pose a bit of a challenge since you have so many commercial level sellers doing this with the resources to promote and market the product since not all places will purchase and carry your product. This is why many small businesses who do this sell to lower

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Harvesting The Honey

Obviously the whole reason to set up, maintain, and stock a beehive is to harvest honey. You will know that it is time to harvest the honey when you look in one of your hives supers and find that the frames are full of honey combs that your bees have covered with wax caps. Now

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It’s National Pollinator Week, from the White House

Hi again, everyone — Thanks for the great input you’ve been sharing. Thousands of you have weighed in over the past several days on which scientific topics you’d like to hear more about. As you may have seen, my last message featured an image from the Hubble Space Telescope showcasing the densest-known cluster of stars

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Healing Effects of Honey Water

Honey is one of the foods that have been used by people even before the earliest emergence of civilization. It was known as an excellent source of nutrients and as a food which brings many health benefits. However, many people are unaware of the fact that honey has special healing properties when it is used

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Hive Flow : Honeyflow.com

It’s the beekeeper’s dream… Turn a tap and watch as pure, fresh, clean honey flows right out of the hive and into your jar.  No mess, no fuss, no expensive processing equipment and the bees are hardly even disturbed. “This really is a revolution. You can see into the hive, see when the honey is ready

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