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  1. Commercial Beekeeping
    Our farm made this video in-house which is sort of funny because we've always made better videos than the "pros" we could hire around here. The narrations, the script, the graphics, and the videography was all done by BEEKEEPERS! Suck it film industry hahaha Hope you find it interesting...
  2. Commercial Beekeeping
    I have made a website to view Optimal Inspection times for locations: https://www.inspectnext.com/ Would a similiar service, where you sign up, and I send you a summary of the week's (or day, whichever frequency you choose) Optimal/viable inspection times, help you at all in commercial...
  3. Commercial Beekeeping
    Hey!! this is what it is like to work at a large operation that does everything from the honey production to the distribution :D https://youtu.be/dL88GoNttgA
  4. For Sale
    Hobby quantities available for pickup only. Soon available for order on our website! If I do not immediately reply on Beesource, please contact me at [email protected] or text (530) 526-5504, I cant hear my phone when the machines are running in the shop but I can answer texts and...
  5. Welcome Forum
    Hello, I have been lurking on Bee Source for years, but I finally made an account and am looking for more specific insights. I am a 21 year old studying agricultural business at the University of Arkansas and I started beekeeping when I was 17. I am hoping to make some great connections and...
  6. Bee Forum
    Hello all! I have spent the past year with a commercial beekeeper. He took time to explain how to build an apiary to maximize honey production. I was just curious if anyone knew where to get a business plan that focuses on selling bees. I understand that to be successful you need to...
  7. Commercial Beekeeping
    Please answer this question if you are completely sure of your answer. If you mix honey of a lower water content and one of a higher water content does the mixture lower the overall water content? If so what is the ratio one most use for example if one is in 19.5 and the other is in 17.5? I have...
  8. Beekeeping 101
    Hey All, I am brand new to beekeeping and looking at it for as a viable option on my ranch. I am located in the lovely East Texas Oak/ Pine belt and my property is surrounded by amazing agriculture land, cow pasture, and the 10k acres of lovely Sabine River bottoms full of water oak pines and...
  9. Welcome Forum
    Hi guys/girls My names Lee and Im approaching the end of my first year of beekeeping out on the outskirts of Sheffield in the UK. Been a tough year with the weather and weak colony I bought second hand but things are on the up! Im also a design student, concentrating on the redesign of some of...
  10. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    I was called to do a trapout right after a swarm moved into a commercial building. The bees had an outside entrance, but for some reason were migrating in the building - honing in on the light fixtures in the women's restroom. You can imagine they wanted the situation resolved quickly. I was...
  11. Commercial Beekeeping
    Hello All, I have recently begun to work in the finance department of a family owned company that got its start working with honey by exporting a high quality product from El Salvador to Europe over 20 years ago. Throughout that time we have gone from solely being an exporter to working with...
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