Posts Tagged: beekeeping
So you want to be a full-time commercial beekeeper and keep 1,000 colonies or more. Perhaps you want to sell honey and beeswax, rent your bees for commercial crop pollination, rear queen bees, or sell bulk bees. The newly published second edition of...
Honey bee heading for almond blossoms, spring of 2011, at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The queen and her court at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Going green in your backyard doesn’t mean just planting a bee-friendly garden and providing water for the bees. Have you ever thought about becoming a backyard beekeeper? You can help boost the declining bee population while engaging in a fascinating...
Smoking the Hive