My Honey Bee Farming Project Year One

 Tips Learned About How to Keep Honey Bees

My Honey Bee Farming Project Year One
This year was our first for keeping bees on the homestead. First we had to learn all about starting beekeeping, and I am glad we started by talking to other beekeepers and doing research. The hardest part was all the uncertainty involved. It isn’t much different than adding any other type of livestock into your life. You first do the research, get some first-hand stories, find beehive plans and build a suitable environment for the critters. Honey bees just happen to be very small critters and they come to your farm or backyard with 12,000 of their close friends and a motherly figure called the Queen. Of course even with all the research and questions we had before obtaining our first nuc of bees, uncertainty did rear its ugly head as we ventured into our honey bee farming project. Getting the Bees When our day arrived to pick up the nuc,

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