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The complete guide to beekeeping for fun & profit : everything you need to know explained simply, with Cindy Belknap, (electronic resource)

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The complete guide to beekeeping for fun & profit : everything you need to know explained simply
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The complete guide to beekeeping for fun & profit
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everything you need to know explained simply
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with Cindy Belknap
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  • Complete guide to beekeeping for fun and profit
  • Beekeeping
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Overview: Beekeeping is both a hobby and a practical business plan that many individuals have taken up in recent years as a viable way to culture a valuable natural resource and have fun in the process. In any given year, an effectively built beekeeping business can bring profits up to 500 percent of your investment according to numerous private beekeepers. The benefit of growing your own honey and selling it to local customers for between $3 and $6 a pound depending on how you cultivate and whether your honey is completely organic can be a huge boon for anyone with the money and time to invest. This book walks all motivated potential beekeepers through the process of building and operating their beekeeping business from the ground up, ensuring it is both a fun hobby and a great way to make a little extra money on the side. You will learn everything you need to effectively start beekeeping for profit and fun, including what materials you need, what kinds of bees are best for honey or wax production. You will learn all of the fundamental safety equipment you need to effectively handle the bees and where to place your hives on your property to take advantage of natural circumstances. You will learn the basics you need to understand what bees do and how they interact, including details about the queen bee, the worker bees, drones, and foragers. You will learn how seasonal changes affect your colonies, and how to use your smoke to access and gather honey from your bees. The best in home beekeeping professionals have been interviewed and their expertise and insights have been gathered here for you to review, providing additional details about the kinds and methods of honey gathering that you can profit from you. You will learn how to install everything and keep your colonies updated. You will learn how to keep the necessary records and how to sell your honey and what the best prices for that honey is. You will learn what is involved in opening a colony and how to manage pests effectively without endangering the bees or the honey. You will learn how to manage your hives in the winter and fall and what you can do with everything your bees produce. For anyone who has ever considered beekeeping as a hobby or source of side income, this is the book for you
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638/.1
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illustrations
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no index present
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SF523
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Back to basics farming
The complete guide to beekeeping for fun & profit : everything you need to know explained simply, with Cindy Belknap, (electronic resource)
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The complete guide to beekeeping for fun & profit : everything you need to know explained simply, with Cindy Belknap, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references
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multicolored
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rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction -- Chapter 1: Beekeeping Basics -- All about bees -- Head -- Thorax -- Abdomen -- Castes of bees -- Queen -- Worker -- Drone -- Life cycle -- Egg -- Larva -- Pupa -- Communication -- Dance -- Pheromones -- Hive life -- Mating -- Foraging -- Swarming -- Species -- Other honey bees -- Chapter 2: What You Need To Know About Beekeeping -- Getting started -- Equipment and cost --- Basic costs -- Hive -- Movable frame hives -- Leaf hives -- Smoker -- Feeders -- Hive tool -- Bee brush -- Clothing -- Bees -- Location, location, location -- Laws and ordinances -- Neighbors and other nuisances -- Timing -- Chapter 3: Working The Hive -- Installation -- Opening the hive -- Things to check for -- Inspecting the hive -- Identify eggs -- Dreaded sting -- Harvesting -- Bee year -- Moving a hive -- Problems that can occur with beekeeping -- Sickness -- Nosema -- Chalkbrood -- European foulbrood -- American foulbrood -- Drifting -- Robbing -- Other problems -- Bee gardens -- Annuals -- Perennials -- Vegetable garden plants -- Chapter 4: Organic/Natural Beekeeping -- Natural beekeeping -- Other important factors -- Natural pest control -- Chapter 5: Beekeeping Safety -- Bee sting remedies -- Chapter 6: Business Of Bees -- Steps to success -- Develop a business plan -- Parts of a business plan -- Keeping records -- Chapter 7: Bee Products -- Selling honey -- Show honey -- Using wax -- Candle making -- Show wax -- Cosmetics -- Bee larvae -- Apitherapy -- Bee venom -- Propolis -- Mead -- Chapter 8: Cooking With Honey -- Recipes -- Beverages -- Baked goods -- Sauces and marinades -- Side dishes -- Main dishes -- Resources -- Online resources for beekeeping fun -- Other resources -- Appendix A: Dissection of the honey bee -- Appendix B: How bees work: the life cycle -- Appendix C: Beekeeping calendar -- Appendix D: Fun facts about honey bees -- Glossary of terms -- Bibliography -- Author biography -- Index
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9781601386670
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