Beehive Honey Extraction


Equipment for Extracting Honey

  • heavy gloves
  • heavy-duty pants tucked into boots
  • head netting/veil
  • smoker
  • hive tool/retainer to pull frames out
  • bee brush
  • damp towel
  • sharp comb or heated knife
  • extractor centrifuge
  • plastic pail for collecting honey from exactor
  • mesh strainer
  • jars with lids

For Winterizing the Hive

  • sugar water feeder
  • newspaper to insulate the top super
  • tar paper to wrap around the hive(s)