Bee Management Made Easy: The Rules for Successful Beekeeping By John M. Weeks Originally published in 1837 as “A Manual or an Easy Method of Managing Bees, in The Most Profitable Manner To Their Owner, With Infallible Rules to Prevent Their Destruction By The Moth, “Bee Management Made Easy … Read more about Bee Management Made Easy
WVBA's honey extracting equipment is ready to be loaned out. The Association has a 6-frame radial hand crank extractor, electric heated knife, cappings tub, sieves, and etc. For the time being, call Rich Farrier at 541-327-2673. There is an agreement form to sign. Thanks. … Read more about WVBA Honey Extracting Equipment
This has been the spring to start colonies by hiving a swarm. The mild winter meant fewer overwintering losses (see results for WVBA backyard beekeepers posted here and on www.pnwhoneybeesurvey.com) together with our mild spring, providing abundant pollen and nectar foraging conditions, has resulted … Read more about A Year for Swarms
I don't know about you, but the seventies were pretty significant for me. I remember my first beekeeping short course at U of MD (had 32 attend)!, my first (1972) and 2nd son (1979) (reason I am here in OR is their children now) and the trama of University promotion from new Assistant to full … Read more about Earth Day 2015 April 22nd by Dewey M. Caron
The Complete Guide to Beekeeping for Fun & Profit: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply (Back-To-Basics) Beekeeping is both a hobby and a practical business plan that many individuals have taken up in recent years as a viable way to culture a valuable natural resource and have fun in … Read more about Beekeeping for Fun and Profit by C. Belknap
Urban Beekeeping: A Guide to Keeping Bees in the City by Craig Hughes Now, more than ever before, is the time to keep honey bees. Taking you through the beekeepers year this book covers all the essential requirements for small-scale beekeeping and considers the advantages for urban bees over … Read more about Urban Beekeeping by C. Hughes
The ABC & XYZ of Bee Culture: An Encyclopedia Pertaining to the Scientific and Practical Culture of Honey Bees by Amos Ives Root, Ann Harman , Dr. Hachiro Shimanuki , Kim Flottum The 41st Edition of The ABC & XYZ Of Bee Culture has over 900 pages and more than 1,000 photos. Most photos … Read more about (2) The ABC & XYZ of Bee Culture by Root Pub.
The Backyard Beekeeper: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden By Kim Flottum This book isn’t only a guide to beekeeping or a honey cookbook; it’s both. No other book on the market provides an in-depth review of beekeeping and what honey is good for and how to use … Read more about The Backyard Beekeeper by K. Flottum