Beekeeping Part 5: Challenges that beekeepers face

A beekeeper faces many challenges, but persistence is usually met with success. The biggest challenges are finding a suitable terrain for his apiary and sufficient and diverse forage,...

7 Dec 2022 · 10 min read

Beekeeping part 4: Inside the hive

In the previous articles, we discussed beekeeping in general and the value of bees as pollinators. In this article, we have a peek inside an active beehive to see who lives there and wha...

31 Oct 2022 · 11 min read

Beekeeping Part 3: How to start beekeeping

In the first three articles on beekeeping, we gave you some background on why you should keep bees, what role bees play in pollination, and what goes on inside the hive. In this issue, w...

1 Sep 2022 · 8 min read

Beekeeping Part 2: Pollination – a vital service to farmers

About eighty percent of all flowering plants must be pollinated and this is mostly done by insects and other animals, such as birds and bats. Pollination affects more than a third of glo...

31 Aug 2022 · 10 min read

Beekeeping part 1: Introduction to beekeeping

Have you ever considered what life would be like without bees? Very few plants will grow in our gardens, and we will most certainly have less food to eat. More than 150 plant species tha...

31 Aug 2022 · 8 min read
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