Beekeeping (75%) -moving hives/hive assessment/feeding and treating/supering/ pulling honey/preparing treatments/shipping or receiving bees & equipment, etc.
Extracting (15%) removing honey from honey comb using machines of semi-automatic machinery to complete the tasks required for extraction (uncover: using sheets for removing wax that seals in the honeycomb of honey; turn the exhaust: machine use rotating said frames at high speeds to force the honey frames; breeding honey (nozzle open to allow the honey to flow tank in bulk in 55-gallon drums) turn off after filling); use forklift to remove barrels fill of chips of wax after machine of separator removes wax from
honey. Move honey supers before/after extraction. Wash barrels, barrel honey, label barrels and loading them onto trucks when shipping out. Clean extracting room and equipment.
Related Farm Activities (10%) - mowing worksite/registered locations, sorting & repairing equipment, driving to registered locations/picking up parts, cleaning shop/equipment, etc.
All locations are registered to Harvest Honey, Inc. in the state of North Dakota and all work completed is for Harvest Honey, INC.
Due to different activities within the season workers may be requested (but not required) to work additional hours or on Sunday to accomplish tasks in the time required due to crop maturity, weather, and shipping schedule (arrival in ND and shipment from). Inclement weather & acts of God leading may cause fluctuation in hours (decrease/increase).