I’ve been in contact with an outdoor shelters company called Sun Leisure, who designed the infographic below and asked if I would share it. The graphic originally featured some US stats on honey bees – I gave feedback suggesting that stats on bumbles and other bee species should be included too.
To my surprise, they have been incredibly willing to listen to feedback and do further research, the outcome being that Chris at Sun Leisure updated the infographic stats. You can s… Read More
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Beekeeping can either be a full time profession or a hobby that is simple. Yet, more often than not, what started as a hobby would turn into a profession. But you cannot only determine and tell yourself you will begin to do beekeeping. You need to have satisfactory knowledge and understanding on the area that you’re going to enter, before starting on any avocation or profession. If you’ve been putting off your curiosity about beekeeping for quite a while, then it’s about time to indulge yourself in your line of interest. Bee farming may not seem difficult; by learning the fundamental beekeeping lessons, you can be got off to a great start.
What does a beekeeper have to know?
On beekeeping to begin at the right foot first, you should have interest that is complete. You should also have consented to share your house space. There are potential risks in beekeeping that can damage you but your family as well. Your focus isn’t just to build an income by selling honey; a good beekeeper should have passion and a keen interest in raising bees.
An apiarist should know the right location for the beehives. If you decide to place your beehives you need certainly to make sure that beekeeping is enabled in your area. There are several places limited to beekeeping; you need to get permission about this.
Beekeepers must understand whether beekeeping supplies are available in the region where the beehives are situated. You may never understand when you should visit a nearby beekeeping shop; it’s best that a nearby beekeeping store is not inaccessible.
Equipment and protective tools will also be very important to beekeepers to understand. Understand the right kind of suit to choose to keep you from any possible risk in beekeeping.
All the beekeeping attempts would be ineffective in case you are unable to harvest honey from your bees. The procedures should be known by a beekeeper in collecting the honey from your comb; beeswax is also part of the yields in beekeeping.