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Carolyn Breece

Faculty Research Assistant (Former)

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Honey Bee Colony Maintenance Expenses: Supplemental Feed, Requeening and Medication

Success in pollination, honey production and other aspects of a beekeeping business depends on honey bee health. Strong, thriving colonies require many inputs from the beekeeper, including feed (carbohydrates and protein), medications and new queens when necessary.

Ramesh Sagili, Carolyn Breece | May 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

Beekeeping Equipment Expenses: Woodenware and Other Components

Woodenware for a typical honey bee colony includes vertically stackable boxes with removable frames, a bottom board, lid and a queen excluder. The most common design is Langstroth equipment. Langstroth colony configuration varies ...

Ramesh Sagili, Carolyn Breece | May 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

Operational Equipment Expenses for a Commercial Beekeeping Operation in the Pacific Northwest

When developing a business plan for a commercial beekeeping operation, a beekeeper must plan for honey production. Even if other income sources, such as pollination or nucleus/package/queen sales, are expected to be the primary ...

Ramesh Sagili, Carolyn Breece | May 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

Revenue Sources for a Commercial Beekeeping Operation in the Pacific Northwest

Pollination services and honey production are the primary revenue sources for a beekeeping business based in the Pacific Northwest. Those starting a beekeeping operation should focus on two to three revenue sources initially and ...

Ramesh Sagili, Carolyn Breece | May 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

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