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  • Is First Aid Different in the BackCountry

    17 JAN 2022 · First aid is first aid is first aid - right? At first glance, providing first aid in the backcountry appears to be much like it is anywhere else. But if you look a little closer and you'll find it is quite different. When you have finished this article, you will understand how it differs and how you, as an outdoor enthusiast, must think about it differently.
    2m 51s
  • Beekeeping and the Apple Orchards

    16 JAN 2022 · The country is full of apple orchards. Apple orchards are where the apples you buy in the supermarket come from. Applesauce is made out of apples grown in orchards. People who drink apple juice and apple cider enjoy the produce provided by the hardworking orchard owners. Without apple orchards there would be no apple pies. The world would be a sadder place without apple orchards.
    3m 9s
  • Easiest way to Process Raw Honey

    16 JAN 2022 · There are 7 different ways honey can be processed the most common are comb honey that's heated and treated through pasteurization and then you got the raw honey which is the base for pasteurized honey you see mostly in the stores today. Parents are advised to be careful in giving infant honey products because of the acid levels and potential exposure to the botulism bacteria
    2m 55s
  • Selling Honey to a Local market

    16 JAN 2022 · If you are a beekeeper that is planning on marketing your honey at a roadside stand you should make sure that they have a sign that can be easily read by drivers. In large letters the sign should read Honey for Sale.
    2m 58s
  • What Happens Inside the Bee Hive?

    20 DEC 2021 · Bees are social insects; they live in groups called colonies, inside their habitats called bee hives. A colony is a very organized system with each bee given a duty and a role to perform. Bees are also very responsible and hardworking insects because they do their jobs very well and stick to their duties for the survival of the rest of the colony.
    3m 10s
  • How Temperatures Affect Honey and Beeswax, Also How to Handle Bee Stings

    20 DEC 2021 · Bee keeping is a preferred hobby or even a profession today due to the various benefits and profits it offers. Bees produce beeswax in the form of small scales. These scales are formed under the abdomen of the bee. By gorging themselves with sugar syrup or honey, bees stimulate beeswax production. In order to raise cluster temperature, bees huddle together
    3m 45s
  • The Life Cycle of the Honey Bee

    3 DEC 2021 · The average length of life average honey bee depends on what purpose the bee fulfills in the hive. A queen bee can live for two years providing that she was able to get herself inseminated with enough sperm during her nuptial flight. A good strong queen bee can lay as many as 2000 eggs a day. She is in charge of killing her sisters and mothers.
    3m 11s
  • The Biological Aspect Involving Bees

    3 DEC 2021 · Beekeepers who rely on them to cross pollinate are interested in the approximately 20,000 species of bees that exist around the world. When bees cross pollinate, it changes not only the flowers they collect pollen from, but it also changes the consistency of the honey they produce. Beekeepers also track bees when they cross breed with different species of bees, which allows them to track their activities from mating to origin. Beekeepers will also keep track of their honey production, as different types of bees create honey with different consistency.
    2m 49s
  • Essential Beekeeping Equipment Every Beekeeper Can’t Live Without

    3 DEC 2021 · If you’re considering getting into beekeeping, you first need to know whether you can meet the requirement to keep bees at your property. The next step is figuring out the equipment you will need. That’s what we’re going to talk about in this podcast. Here are the 15 essential tools and equipment you will need to get started on the journey of beekeeping
    9m 23s
  • The Science and Technology Involved in Bee Keeping

    19 NOV 2021 · Modern science has enabled us to develop a food product that performs far better than sugar and is widely available, but the issue is that manufacturing is seasonal. That's because bees are less busy over the winter, which might cause output to lag until late March or early April, when the flowers blossom and pollen becomes plenty for bees to feast on.
    2m 49s

The Greeks also had a great deal of respect for the honey bees. On Mt. Olympus, the home of Zeus, they sipped the nectar provided by the gods (experts believe...

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The Greeks also had a great deal of respect for the honey bees. On Mt. Olympus, the home of Zeus, they sipped the nectar provided by the gods (experts believe that the nectar that the Greeks referred to was honey). Greek mythology claims that bees were responsible for building Apollo's second temple. When he wrote his book, The History of Animals, Aristotle wrote about how bees were able to locate flowers.
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