Books tagged: apiculture

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Beginner’s guide to bee keeping
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general, Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
If the idea of keeping bees and collecting their honey and other products for your personal or commercial use appeals to you, then this guide is just what you are looking for. But how do you get started with keeping bees? How and which hives should you buy? How do you install these hives, and what gear do you need to maintain bees? Find out the answers to all these questions in this simple guide.
Apivar Miticide Application Instructions for Treatments of Varroa Mites on Honey Bees in Bee Hives
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Apivar Miticide Application Instructions for Treatments of Varroa Mites on Honey Bees in Bee Hives is a simple, step-by-step method of applying the newest miticide for beekeepers to combat varroa mites. Varroa mites are likely the primary cause of a host of problems, including CCD or Colony Collapse Disorder, the strangely mysterious disappearance of honey bees.
Beekeeping for Poets
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Essays on Breakaway Beekeeping in the Postmodern Era, with Appreciative Regard for the Hives and Methods of Abbé Émile Warré
Keeping Honey Bees and Swarm Trapping
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
“Swarm Trapping” is the follow-up to the manuscript on chasing swarms. Swarm trapping is another aspect to free bees that entails catching that runaway swarm even when I’m not around and in places I can’t alway be. I began to think about creating some kind of a temporary location that would attract the scout bees so I wouldn’t necessarily have to be present to retrieve the swarm.
Beekeeping With Free Bees
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,030. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Beekeeping is an expensive hobby, but the enterprising bee keeper can expand their operation with free bees. Honey bees swarm every spring and to those who know where to look and how to rescue these swarms, "Free Bees" details the steps necessary to acquire these swarms of honeybees for a few minutes of you time and a little fuel to arrive at the swarm site. This manuscript details the how-to.
Marketing Your Honey for Maximum Profits: The Value of Varietals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
Got Honey? Don't just sell it, market it! Market your honey for the qualities that make it unique. Does it come from a special location or have your bees foraged on a particular crop? Varietal honeys (meaning, "varieties") will attract repeat customers as you educate them to the things that make your honey special...after all, it's YOUR honey!
Beekeeping 101: Why I Keep Honey Bees (and why you should, too!)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
I keep honey bees for a variety of reasons. Primarily, I am fascinated by these incredible creatures. I love their work ethic! I stand in awe as I observe the intricate and delicately balanced social order. But most of all, I raise bees to produce honey which, in turn, makes me money. I am a small-scale, commercial beekeeper. I started as a hobbyist and this endeavor became profitable.