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A hive spends a year to make the beekeeper a 200 lb harvest. Average bee population over the year 30,000 bees. Each bee works 1/2 the day and rests 1/2 the day, or, 12 hours work per day.

12 x's 30,000 ='s 360,000 working hours per day.

360,000 hours x's 200 working days in the year ='s 72,000,000 hours worked through the year.

72,000,000 x's $10 per hour ='s $720,000,000 to make a 200 lb annual honey harvest.

$720,000,000 ÷ 200 lbs ='s $3,600,000 per pound.