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Beekeeping “ Enormously rewarding”. What is Beekeeping?  Beekeeping is Applied Bee Biology  Beekeeping is Anticipation not merely reaction  Beekeeping.

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1 Beekeeping “ Enormously rewarding”

2 What is Beekeeping?  Beekeeping is Applied Bee Biology  Beekeeping is Anticipation not merely reaction  Beekeeping is Colony Population Management

3 What is Beekeeping?  Beekeeping is Science &Art

4 Beekeeping – the real KEY! Timing is everything! Peak population & Nectar flow hit the target at the same time. Maximum honey flow.

5 Bees do not need daily care. Manage colonies Manage colonies intensively intensively or orextensively

6 Beekeeping History Moveable Comb Hive

7 Beekeeping Basics  Knowledge of bee science  Knowledge of bee botany  Familiarity with modern agriculture  Some elementary economics  Tolls & ability to work with wood  Ability to keep vehicles running  Fortitude to take bee stings

8 Bee Stings 101  They HURT and.... we REACT we REACT

9 Normal Reaction

10 Bee Stings 201  Normal Reaction  Allergic Reaction ► widespread, rapid swelling ► widespread, rapid swelling ► itching of body ► disorientation feeling ► stomach upset ► oss of consciousness ► Loss of consciousness  Toxic Reaction  Too many stings at one time

11 Too Many Stings!!

12 Bee Stings 401  What to do to avoid being stung..... being stung.....  proper clothing  smoker  best environmental conditions  scrape sting out promptly  slow movements- no jerking or ‘windmills’  extra care around hive/flowers  don’t remove veil too soon  keep gentle bee stock

13 Bee Stings 601

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