Beekeeping: How Many Acres Do You Need?

How many acres do you need for beekeeping? We hear from dozens of potential beekeepers, each season, that purchase all the beekeeping supplies and honey bees and find out they cannot have bee hives on their property. Generally speaking, most backyard beekeepers have 1 to 2 acres of land with 2 or 3 bee hives. … Read more

Hydroponics: Making a Living

Can you make a living with hydroponics? The great thing is that hydroponic systems profit 60% of the time, so the odds of making money are undoubtedly on your side. Costs for systems, nutrient solution, seeds, and supplies vary widely based on simplicity or complexity. Read more on With more and more people becoming … Read more

Becoming a Small Rancher: A Beginner’s Guide

How do I become a small rancher? Steps to Be a Rancher Step 1: Earn a High School Diploma. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), most ranchers and farmers have at least a high school diploma. Step 2: Obtain Relevant Education or Training. Associates degree programs in ranch management are available at … Read more

Can a Greenhouse be Profitable?

Can a greenhouse be profitable? How much profit can a greenhouse business make? A greenhouse can make a tidy profit in its initial years, especially if located in an area where people have a passion for gardening, greenery, and nature. It is not out of the question for a greenhouse to generate a profit of … Read more

Starting a Bee Farm Business: A Comprehensive Guide

How do I start a bee farm business? Obtain zoning and homeowners’ association approvals. Structure your beekeeping business. Gather region-specific knowledge from professional beekeeper associations to help you maintain your bee colony. Order your beekeeping equipment. Obtain your initial bee colony. Develop markets for your honey and beeswax. Read more on Beekeeping has been … Read more