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BeeHive Emergency – Be Prepared!

BeeHive Emergency – Be Prepared!

A beehive emergency is to be expected in the life of a beekeeper, but this one was a little different! My experience with this particular beehive emergency highlighted the importance of being prepared for anything! I keep a number of beehives on the properties of friends in my area. I had put a hive in a tree on ...

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Boost Your Crop Yield With a Partnership With Bees

Boost Your Crop Yield With a Partnership With Bees

Entering into a partnership with bees is a great idea, particularly if you grow your own food! Bees have been shown to increase crop yield from 30% to sometimes as much as 70% or more! Not only does pollination by bees increase the crop yield, but studies have also show that it also increases the size and quality of ...

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Best Beehive For Beginner Beekeepers

Best Beehive For Beginner Beekeepers

The best beehive for beginner beekeepers is a design that is practical, easy to use, wallet friendly and portable! There are many hive designs out there, each with their pros and cons. My beehive of choice comes from the perspective of a homesteader, backyard beekeeper, although many commercial beekeeping ...

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4 Tips For Choosing a Beekeepers Suit

4 Tips For Choosing a Beekeepers Suit

A beekeepers suit is part of the essential gear for a beekeeper, whether you are a beginner beekeeper or a seasoned veteran! Consider the following tips when choosing a beekeepers suit to make sure you have a safe and comfortable beekeeping experience. Style There are a number of styles of suits available ...

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5 Must Have Items For Beekeeping

5 Must Have Items For Beekeeping

These 5 must have items for beekeeping are the basic gear that you need to set up a hive and maintain your colony safely, while reaping the benefits of the bees pollinating your vegetable garden and having some raw honey every year. Let’s get down to the gear! Bee Suit The bee suit is a necessary part of your ...

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