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Protecting Honey Bees from Asian Giant Hornets

Asian Giant Hornet

Asian giant hornets pose a serious threat to the declining bee population within the United States, and scientists have now raised their concerns. What is particularly surprising is the fact that no one understands how the insect came to the US in the first place. And it is worrying that it might spread to other states. How then do you protect yourself and your honey bees? Read on to find out.

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Stakich Royal Jelly Review

Stakich Royal Jelly Review

Royal Jelly is a food that is very rich in nutrients. It is fed to the queen in a honey bee colony. The jelly contains high amounts of vitamin B. It also has many nucleic acids in it. Queen bees are not fed anything else except royal jelly for their lifetimes. It begins when the queen bee is in the larval stage and continues in her life as an adult. Larvae of all bees fed some royal jelly for 3 days and then are put on a honey and pollen diet. Such larvae develops into worker and drone bees. Due to its high nutrition value, honey bee royal jelly is collected and eaten. This article reviews the Stakich Royal Jelly and gives you insights into why it is one of the best royal jelly products to buy.

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Where to Buy the Best Raw Honey Online

Raw Honey

Beekeeping gives us many useful products, honey and beeswax being the most popular. Honey is sold in various forms, and can be processed or unprocessed In general, the best honey is raw honey due to its taste, aroma and health benefits. Raw honey is produced with minimal to no processing. In some cases, the honey is sold while still in the cells of honeycomb. Consumers of honey prefer their raw honey in different states based on personal preference. This article looks at the various types of raw honey and where to the best raw honey online.

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Inspect Next – Check the Weather for your Next Hive Inspection

Beehive Inspection with Inspect Next

Technology has given us various physical and virtual tools in beekeeping. The Inspect Next tool is a web application that helps you decide if its optimal to check on your beehives or wait. It is available to all beekeepers across the globe. The online beehive inspection suitability tool uses weather information and your settings to determine if your conditions are optimal or not. On every determination the tool gives you, it adds a short reason to help you understand the determination.

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Check out the Best Candle Making Beeswax Sticks

Candle Making Beeswax Kit

Alongside honey, beeswax is one of the most popular beehive products. Beeswax can be used in a variety of ways, which we'll be looking at in this article. Some beekeepers sell their wax in the form of sheets to make various products. This article looks at the best candle making beeswax sticks and reviews a kit that you can use to make candles. The kit that is reviewed has its beeswax in form of sheets.

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Beekeeping Helps Depression

Bees are a crucial part of our ecosystem. If it weren’t for bees, our food supply would suffer substantially. Bees pollinate an abundance of crops, and of course, without bees, we’d be without items that have honey or beeswax in them. It’s because of this that we must thank our beekeepers. However, there are also ways that beekeeping helps beekeepers. These individuals need to maintain their mental health. There are ways that beekeeping can help depression.

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How to Control Moisture in the Beehive

Moisture Control in the Beehive

Moisture in the beehive has several negative effects on the well-being of the hive, the worst of all being that it endangers the honeybee colony living there. Proper ventilation of the beehive ensures adequate moisture control. There are various ways you can go about ensuring moisture levels in the beehive do not go too high. This article shares tips on how to control moisture in the beehive and looks at the various beekeeping equipment you can use to achieve this. Too much moisture in the beehive leads to organisms such as fungi, finding it easier to establish themselves in the beehive. It can also lead to condensation and droplets falling on bees. Honey bees can die when the cold water droplets fall on them.

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How to Protect Honeybees from Bears

How to Protect Honeybees from Bears

Among the many predatory animals that are bad news for honeybees, bears rank quite high. Whether a grizzly or black bear, honeybees do not look forward to the day a bear visits their beehive. At best, the bear gets to the brood quickly and eats their fill and then leaves the beehive. In most cases however, a honeybee colony is lost when a bear attacks a beehive. While the bear eats honey, its main target is usually the larvae in the brood chambers. The high protein content of larvae and honeybee eggs makes them prime targets for bears. This article looks at how bears damage beehives and the honeybee colonies in them. It also shares tips on how to protect honeybees from bears.

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