Learn, How-To, Getting Started
10 Jul 2017

Selling your honey

Everyone knows that bees make honey, but beginner beekeepers are often surprised by exactly how much they produce.
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How-To, Getting Started
27 Oct 2017

More than just a hobby

Many Kiwi beekeepers start out as hobbyists, with one or two hives in a back garden or on a rural property, then make the jump to selling honey and beekeeping full time.
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Industry, Disease, Commercial
03 Nov 2017

​New research, new hope in the fight against AFB

Larvae rotting in their cells, decimated bee population, and – worst of all – having to burn your beehive to the ground. No wonder beekeepers dread American Foulbrood Disease.
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Learn, How-To, Getting Started
11 Sep 2017

8 Reasons to Start Beekeeping

Wondering about getting started with Beeking? Here are the 8 best reasons to go for it.
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Learn
08 Dec 2017

Bee Basics: How honey is made

All about the honey-making process from Ecrotek Beekeeping Basics – nectar collection, storage, extraction and packaging.
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Learn, How-To, Health
04 Dec 2017

Protect bees, prevent stings – how to keep wasps out of your garden

Whether you’re a gardener, a beekeeper, or just love the outdoors, wasps in the garden are less than ideal. Painful stings are the most obvious downside, but wasps can also pose a significant threat to bees and hives.
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Disease, Health, Save the Bees
09 Jan 2017

About American Foulbrood Disease (AFB)

American foulbrood disease (AFB) is a disease of honey bee larvae and pupae caused by the bacterium Paenibacillus larvae.
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Learn, How-To, Getting Started
07 Sep 2017

How to get kids involved in beekeeping

Kids and beekeeping may not seem like natural partners. After all, beekeeping involves being patient, methodical and calm...
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Learn, How-To, Getting Started
18 Sep 2017

Common beekeeping mistakes

New beekeepers face a steep learning curve. Beekeeping is part science, part art, and it can take some time to get your head around the process.
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