Bees are everywhere nowadays. In the past few weeks I’ve seen them buzz up on Mary Berry Everyday and now Kate Humble’s new show Back to the Land.
I wasn’t even watching Back to the Land for the bees, I just found the idea of the show interesting – it focuses on rural food businesses making money in slightly unusual ways. For the first show in Pembrokeshire Kate visits a Wagu beef farmer, seaweed collector, a rapidly growing specialist chocolate business …
To be updated with the latest in the apiculture industry to can visit our beekeeping latest news. On the other hand if you’re starting apiculture and desire to begin professional apiculture today get a copy of our beekeeping for beginners ebook.
Beekeeping can be a full time profession or an easy hobby. However, more often than not, what started as a hobby would turn into a profession. But you cannot merely tell and determine yourself that you will start to do beekeeping. Before beginning on any hobby or profession, you need to have understanding and satisfactory knowledge on the area that you are going to enter. Then it’s about time to indulge yourself in your line of interest, if you really have been putting off your interest in beekeeping for a long time. Bee farming may seem simple; learning the fundamental beekeeping lessons can get you off to a good start.
What does a beekeeper need to know?
On beekeeping to begin at the right foot you should have complete interest. You must spend time taking care of your own colonies of bees. You should have also agreed to share your house space with the bees. There are potential dangers in beekeeping that can hurt not only you but your family as well. Your focus is not only to build an income by selling honey; a good beekeeper should have a keen interest and fire in raising bees.
An apiarist should know the right place for the beehives. The place must have adequate sources of nectar for the bees to get. You need to make sure beekeeping is enabled in your area, if you decide to put your beehives at your backyard. There are several places limited to beekeeping; you have to get permission about this.
Beekeepers must know whether beekeeping supplies are offered in the area where the beehives are situated. You may never understand when you need to visit an area beekeeping store; it is best that a nearby beekeeping store is reachable.
Protective supplies and equipment can also be important for beekeepers to know. Understand the right type of suit to select to keep you from any potential risk in beekeeping.
Last but definitely not the least, among the beekeeping lessons you must know is that: it’s important for the beekeeper to understand the proper way of picking honey. All the efforts that are beekeeping would be futile if you are unable to harvest honey from your bees. The methods should be known by a beekeeper in collecting the honey in the comb; beeswax is also part of the yields in beekeeping.