FAQ

How do I go about registering as a licensed beekeeper?

How many bees are typically found in each hive?

Between 20,000 and 60,000 bees live in a single hive. The queen bee lays nearly 1,500 eggs a day and lives for up to 2 years. The drone, whose only job it is to mate with the queen bee, has a lifespan of around 24 days and has no stinger.

When do you begin to wrap the hives for winter?

When and how do you treat the bees for mites?

How many pounds of honey is in a typical hive?

How dangerous are bees actually?

When do I typically want to order Queens or packages?

What are some of the rules in regards to food labeling?