Through this organization they fund not only honey bee research, but they also educate the public about honey bee. Through donations, "ABF is able to carry on our programs to serve the U.S. beekeeping and honey industry, as well as work to preserve and protect honey bees to ensure a quality food supply and environment."
The decline of the honey bee population is alarming! Colony Collapse Disorder is alarming! The disappearance of honey bees has farmers very concerned about crop pollination. One-third of all of the food we eat is the result of honey bee pollination. The need for honey bees is tremendous.
I believe that it is part of good and careful beekeeping to wear a Beekeeping Hat and Veil. My experience has been that when I have my proper beekeeping protective clothing on (hat, veil and gloves), I am calmer and more confident in my work with my Honey Bees. I began to make my own Custom Couture Beekeeping Hats and Veils because I thought it would be fun to be a little more stylish when I worked with my honey bees.
have experienced no problems with having the silk flowers and ribbon on
the hats. In other words, my honey bees are not adversely attracted to