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Keeping Bees and Other Pollinators

Find the beekeeping information you need to help bees survive, as well as other important information related to other pollinators.

4 Ways to Attract Bats to Your Farm for Natural Pest Control
Beat the pests that feast on your crops by creating bat habitats on your farm.

Butterfly Puddling
Bring butterflies to your garden by giving them access to puddles.

How to Clarify Beeswax with a Solar Wax Melter
Honey isn’t the only thing your bees are producing—harvest beeswax from your hives, too.

How to Build a Single-chamber Bat House
Build this wall-mounted bat house to foster bat habitats on the farm.

22 Fruits, Flowers and Herbs to Attract More Bees to Your Farm
Want to attract more bees to do your pollination dirty work? Plant a variety of crops you both can enjoy.

3 Ways To Harvest Honey
One of beekeeping’s great joys is harvesting honey—here are three methods you can use to get your hands on that golden nectar

4 Ways to Invite Bees to Your Orchard
Recruit a team of hard workers to pollinate your fruit and nut trees by implementing bee-friendly practices in your orchard.

4 Ways to Keep Bees More Naturally
Take a holistic approach to beekeeping to encourage bee health and harvest better-quality honey.

4 Ways You Could Be Hurting Your Bees—and Not Know It!
Even if you love your bees and mean well, there are some things that you do that could be hurting them. Avoid causing bees harm with these tips.

5 Pollinator-preservation Pointers
Help increase native-pollinator populations around your farm with these preservation tips.

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