Scientific Beekeeping – “ Beekeeping Through the Eyes of a Biologist“ Randy Oliver in Grass Valley, CA.
Beekeeper Organizations and Societies
American Beekeeping Federation is a national organization that works in the interest of all beekeepers, large or small, and those associated with the industry to ensure the future of the honey bee.
The Western Apicultural Society of North America – a non-profit, educational, beekeeping organization founded in 1978 for the benefit and enjoyment of all beekeepers in western North America. The WAS Journal is published quarterly – archives can be found from the website.
The National Honey Board is a federal research and promotion board under USDA oversight that conducts research, marketing and promotion programs to help maintain and expand markets for honey and honey products.
Beekeepers and Others
Honey Bee Suite:“Dedicated to honey bees, beekeeping, wild bees, other pollinators, and pollination ecology”
Linda’s Bees: Includes well-written information on beekeeping, how-to videos, and an extensive list of links.
The Barefoot Beekeeper—”Not just a different beehive, but a whole new way of looking at beekeeping”
Bee Informed – ” Using beekeepers’ real world experience to solve beekeepers’ real world problems .”
David Heafs Warre Beekeeping-Warre style beekeeping (similar to Langstroth) info and links .
EZezine Live (enter ‘bees’ in search box) – real-time directory of content-rich ezines published by members—including ’Catch the Buzz’.
Mother Earth News – Search for ‘bees’. Info on Top Bar hive and building plans.
Educating about Bees
The Beekeeper’s Handbook by Diana Sammataro (OSU Master Beekeeper Program text book)
First Lessons in Beekeeping by Keith Delaplane
Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping by Dewey M. Caron
Honeybee Democracy by Tom Seeley
ABC & XYZ of Bee Culture, The by Amos Ives Root
Beekeeper’s Bible, The by Stewart, Tabori, and Chang
Beekeeping for Dummies by Howland Blackiston
Top-Bar Beekeeping: Organic Practices for Honeybee Health by Les Crowder and Heather Harrell