I've been buying queens for years, and when I buy them they, depending on the quantity and company, range from 15-35 per queen. Why don't bee queen providers vary their prices depending on the time of the season, demand, and supply?
Also, Any recommendations on who I should ask this question...
I have been checking international honey prices because I would like to venture in exporting honey from Mexico to Europe.
I have nearly 100 hives my self but there are other bee keepers in the area and I believe we could gather a couple of containers per season.
Could anyone please tell me how honey prices are ruled, how are they established and where could I look price behavior over time?
I live in Mexico and starting a small commercial operation. For orange blossom honey one could get up to 4 USD / kg (bulk) and for other honeys only about 1.5 USD /...
Does anyone could tell what are the prices per hive in fruit and vegetable crops in Texas for pollination services? Is there really a demand for hives? I have currently 60 hives for honey production and would like to try my luck in said service.
Am seeing a fair amount of price variability for packages in the Iowa/Minnesota region here at the end of January.
My question is this: Has anybody noticed price deflation and/or supply increase for packages as January has progressed?
Inevitably there will be price/supply discovery as...
Did a quick search and didn't find this info, so I thought I'd ask.
What price are people selling their lip balm tubes for? Was thinking about making some to sell and wanted to get an idea on what others are doing.
I was wondering if we could start a thread to help new beeks figure out what they should charge for their honey.
Was thinking relevant data would be zip code, # hives, approximate excess honey production for the year, predominant nectar source, unit prices ($/gallon, $/16 floz, etc.)...
I'm a soon to be beekeeper planning on starting in the spring 2001.
I have been able to find enough equipment to set up five hives (2-deeps, 2-honey supers, top, bottom, inner, frames, and wax x 5).
I've spent the summer and fall like Grasshopper from Kung Fu, sitting at the feet several Master...