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Harvesting & selling your bee products. Getting a return on your investment

Learn about the different techniques for harvesting your bee products and sell them. Learn about honey, wax and bee hives.

Learn about the different techniques for harvesting your bee products and sell them. Learn about honey, wax and bee hives.



About this Event




This course is designed for people who want to learn about the techniques for harvesting bee products in their backyard and selling them. There is approximately 45 minutes of content followed by a 15 minute question and answer.

This course is conducted by Barry The Beeman. Barry is the creator and administrator of Australia's largest backyard beekeeping group on Facebook, with over 10,000 members (Backyard Beekeeping Australia).

In this session, we will cover the following topics:

  1. How do the bees making honey
  2. Maximising production
  3. Using a queen excluder
  4. How much surplus honey can a hive make in a season
  5. How much honey to leave for winter
  6. Harvesting honey
  7. Spinner
  8. Flow hive
  9. Crush & strain
  10. Honey press
  11. Honeycomb
  12. Harvesting propolis
  13. Harvesting pollen
  14. Splitting a hive
  15. Selling a hive
  16. Packaging honey



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