• crop man putting on gloves before harvesting honey
    Beekeeping Supplies

    The Best Disposable Gloves for Beekeeping

    Any seasoned beekeeper will tell you that it is very important to have the proper protective clothing when working with bees.  And that includes a pair of gloves.  Since your hands will be directly in the beehive, you should wear gloves in order to prevent bee stings on your hands.  Types of Beekeeping Gloves There are a few different types of gloves for beekeepers to choose from. These gloves are made from different materials such as leather, goatskin, and nitrile. Leather and goatskin gloves are reusable, while nitrile gloves are disposable.   Leather Gloves Leather is the most commonly used material for beekeeping gloves. It is a thick, natural material that…