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How to set up a Beehive and start Beekeeping

18, Jun 2019

Beekeeping is the rearing of bees for honey or other products produced, for personal or commercial purposes. Bee keeping is one of the cheapest farming practice. Keeping bees has a wide range of benefits that a farmer enjoys. Bees main product honey, has an insatiable market. Honey is believed to have medicinal value and it’s good for the skin. Moreover, it’s a sweet delicacy applied on bread as spread or as a sugar replacement in tea and coffee. Bee farming does not require a fertile land, only an area with pollen and nectar source. It requires a very small amount of capital to start and a minimal workforce. Most beekeepers harvest once or twice a year. Bees pollinate flowers hence assist in the fertilization of plants and can also be sold to other bee keepers hence earning more income. Bee keeping can be a lucrative business if practiced properly right from the start. Here is how to set up a beehive and start beekeeping:

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