Tag: bees

Jan 18

Honey Bee Farming

Honey bee farming is quite interesting. It is one of the most enjoyable types of businesses out there. The honey bee extracts honey from its natural surroundings and then converts it into something that is consumable. In addition, honey bees help to pollinate the vegetables and fruits in one’s area. The following are some of …

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Jan 18

If the Honeybee Disappears From the Earth How Would This Affect Us?

Just how crucial are honeybees to our food supply? According to the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture), honeybees pollinate nearly 80% of the flowering crops in our country which is about 1/3 of everything Americans eat. Losing these under-appreciated workers would not just affect our dietary staples such as nuts, asparagus, cucumbers, broccoli, apples, …

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Jan 17

The Different Types of Honey Bees

Even though they may look a lot alike their very painful stinging relatives, honey bees are quite the unique in the sense that they have the ability to produce enough honey – the only known food substance that does not spoil – on a large quantity, large enough to be harvested by us humans for …

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Jan 17

Types of Hives and Hive Equipment

For most beekeepers, choosing a hive is an overwhelming task. However, with extensive information, it does not have to be challenging. Once you commit to a certain type of hive, you will be able to keep honey bees without experiencing any problems. Before making a choice, you need to gather a lot of information and …

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Aug 05

How to Start Beekeeping For Free

Beekeeping has suddenly become popular again, having been in decline for more than half a century. Honeybees have been in the news for all the wrong reasons: collapsing colonies, pesticide poisoning and parasitic mites – and all this bad news seems to have triggered an almost primitive desire in people to want to help and …

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