• Beekeeping,  Getting Started

    What Are The Advantages of Beekeeping?

    You may have noticed that beekeeping can be a lot of work. Beekeepers have to tend to colonies of thousands of bees and make sure that everything is just right.  They are constantly fighting off pests, such as mites and ants, while also ensuring that the bees are producing enough honey to survive winter. So, why do people do it? What are the advantages of beekeeping?   Most people get into beekeeping because it is so interesting.  The way bees work together to make honey is truly fascinating. Other than that, the advantages of beekeeping are honey, pollination, and to help bees.  Beekeeping can also be profitable, so it’s nice to…

  • Beekeeping

    How Profitable is Beekeeping?

    Some people get into beekeeping just for the fun of it.  While others are looking to make a profit.  Honey, beeswax, pollen, and propolis can be harvested from beehives and sold.  So, how profitable is beekeeping? And what is the beekeeping profit per hive? Before you get into beekeeping as a business, there will be some start up costs. Of course, this varies depending on how many hives you plan on keeping. The good news is that if you buy quality beehives, they should last you for years to come. Start Up Costs Assuming you are new to beekeeping there is some investment that must be made in the beginning.…