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Value of Online Beekeeping Courses

Posted by on Nov 28, 2015 in Business, Education, Random, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Value of Online Beekeeping Courses

Online education is a growing trend that has been changing the mode of teaching, especially by universities. This model of education has made great strides in quality of instruction, affordability and general acceptance by constituents. Yet, can this model of education be effective in the beekeeping industry? Let’s compare the convenience of online beekeeping courses vs classroom instruction. Online Beekeeping Courses A beekeeper, or potential beekeeper, who lives far from an institution offering beekeeping courses can greatly benefit...

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Honey, What’s Your Label?

Posted by on Jun 6, 2015 in Business, Honey, Random | 0 comments

Honey, What’s Your Label?

Best Honey Jar Labels When it comes to putting your bees’ hard work on display in the grocery store or at a farmers’ market, you sell your product short if you don’t first wrap your jars of amber nectar in an equally gorgeous label. While you could stand around and tell every passersby that your honey is full of flavor and love and care, people are like bees: we like pretty things. While there are likely as many different designs for honey jar labels as there are bees in the world, there are a few big decisions to consider. Classic Designs...

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Various Types of Honey in the South Eastern US

Posted by on Apr 11, 2015 in Honey, Random | 0 comments

Various Types of Honey in the South Eastern US

Honey bees produce honey from plant nectar, with the color and even flavor of the honey determined by the types of flowers the bees visited. There are more than 300 types of honey available in the U.S., each from a different nectar source, with colors ranging from almost clear to a very dark brown and flavors ranging from very mild to distinct and bold. There are many honey floral varieties that are made exclusively in a few regions, from the slightly medicinal eucalpytus honey made in California to the mild, golden tupelo honey of northwest...

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