This book takes serious beekeepers past the beginning stages and learning curves and offers practical, useful advice to move your passion into a part-time or full-time career with measurable results. This beekeeping business how-to guide offers all of the in-depth advice you need, in one place.
Writing a business plan
Finding the best sources for funding
Determining what your facilities will be and how to acquire them
Getting and installing the right equipment
Cooperating with other local businesses
Stocking inventory and managing warehouse space
Raising and selling queens, packages, and nucs
Expanding pollination, including contracts to protect you
Making and selling peripheral products from wax, propolis, and honey
Organizing teaching, speaking, and planning events
Hiring and managing your growing team
Promoting your business
Measuring your success
This book provides solutions for all your beekeeping business questions, from start to finish. With this knowledge, you can become as knowledgeable, confident, and successful in running a business as you are in beekeeping.