Honey Bee Die-off

Honey Bee Die-off Alarms Beekeepers, Crop Growers and Researchers Science Daily — An alarming die-off of honey bees has beekeepers fighting for commercial survival and crop growers wondering whether bees will be available to pollinate their crops this spring and summer. Researchers are scrambling to find answers to what’s causing an affliction recently named Colony Collapse...

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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,...

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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...

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History Of Beekeeping

Beekeeping is one of the oldest forms of food production dating back as far back as 13,000 BC. The history dates back to ancient Egypt where it was modernized for that time until around the 1860s when the first system of beekeeping was brought to the United States by a 19th Century native Pennsylvanian...

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