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    Beekeeping Attire for Women: The Best Bee Suits

    Women are making an impact on agriculture.  Today, women account for 36% of farmers. Over the past 5 years the number of female farmers has been steadily rising.  In the world of apiculture, local beekeeping clubs comprise of nearly 50% women, with many in leadership roles. Whether it be commercial or hobby beekeeping, many women are successful beekeepers.  So it’s no surprise that some companies have started to develop bee suits for women. Of course, beekeeping is no fashion show, but it is nice to have a bee suit that is made to fit the smaller frame of a woman.   What to Look For in Bee Suits for Women If…

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    What Do Beekeepers Wear?

    When people think of bees, the first thing they think about is getting stung.  On TV bees are often portrayed stinging and attacking people. The truth is, bees are generally not aggressive.  They really do not want to sting us. The only time a bee will sting is if they feel that their hive is being threatened or if you accidentally hurt them.  Beekeepers handle bees so much that getting stung once in a while is inevitable. Luckily, there are special clothes that protect beekeepers from stings. So, what do beekeepers wear to keep them safe?   Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This is at no…

  • Beekeeping Supplies,  Kids,  Reviews

    Best Bee Suit For a Child

    One of the things I really like about beekeeping is that it’s a hobby that the whole family can enjoy together.  Children are so interested in insects and nature that it’s no wonder that they would also love beekeeping. If you have or know a child that you would like to introduce to beekeeping the first thing you need is a bee suit for a child.   Of course safety when working with bees is always most important, so it’s necessary to have a good protective bee suit for a child. This will protect them from any stings that may occur and make them feel comfortable in the bee yard.   There…