Pollen/Propolis Collection

Propolis and Pollen Traps

Expert and beginner beekeepers will benefit from collecting bees’ pollen and propolis. Use both bee pollen and propolis to improve your hives and for profit. Browse our collection of bee propolis and pollen traps for your collecting needs.

Collect pollen from bees with our pollen traps. With the collected bee pollen, you can analyze your bees’ foraging habits, keep a pollen reserve of the protein for difficult seasons, or sell excess pollen. Bees go through the screen of our pollen traps, where pollen is collected on a tray. Find the pollen trap best suited for your system in our collection.

Gather bee propolis with our propolis trap. Used by bees to protect their hives, propolis has many medicinal properties and has been used to treat various illnesses. Your bees will fill the grooves of our flexible plastic propolis trap. They can be collected by freezing the trap and twisting or banging it.

Step up your beekeeping game for the years to come with our propolis and pollen traps made of durable materials. Buy one today!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Commercial - This is the most common grade requested by our customers and what is used in all of our kits. This grade is functionally sound with an allowance for tight solid knots, small pitch pockets and small tight cracks. Imperfections that interfere with the structure and functionality of the box are not accepted. 

  • Budget - These boxes are highly functional while allowing for multiple solid or loose knots, pitch pockets, cracks, and knots in the fingers or rabbets. Imperfections that interfere with the box's structure or functionality are unacceptable.

First, we suggest you take a class or find yourself a mentor who is willing to work with you. Knowledge is power and the more you know the more successful you will be. You will then need to order your bees and purchase your equipment. Click here to see our list of beekeeping groups located across the US. These local and regional groups often have monthly meetings that are full of good information and beekeepers with experience.

We suggest our Deluxe Beekeeping Starter Kit. This is the superior starter kit for the new beekeeper with everything you need to establish your first colony and the quality protective clothing and tools you will use as your apiary expands. The kit contains two deep hive bodies with frames and foundation (the main living area for the bees where the queen lays her eggs), two supers with frames and foundation (where they will eventually store surplus honey), a bottom board with entrance reducer, and a telescoping cover with inner cover. This kit comes completely assembled and is available either painted or unpainted.