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Beekeeping Resources

This list is not all inclusive, but contains some of the favorite and generally    used resources


Helpful Beekeeping Books in alpha order:

ABC & XYZ of Bee Culture….42nd Edition – multiple authors (since 1877)

Bee-Sentials: A Field Guide - by Lawrence Connor

Beekeeping For Dummies (5th edition) - by Howland Blackiston

First Lessons in Beekeeping - by Charles P. Dadant

First Time Beekeeping - by Kim Flottum

First Years in Beekeeping- by Keith S. Delaplane

Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping (now in 2nd edition)- by Dr. Dewey Caron and Dr. Lawrence Connor

Honey Plants of North America -by Harvey B. Lovell

Starting Right with Bees - by H.G. Rowe

The Backyard Beekeeper, 4th Edition: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden - by Kim Flottum

The Beekeeper’s Handbook - by Diana Sammataro and Alphonse Avitabile

The Beekeeper's Problem Solver: 100 Common Problems Explored and Explained -

by James E. Tew

Beekeeping Magazines

Bee Culture Magazine -

American Bee Journal -

Helpful websites include:

Ohio Dept. Agriculture Apiary Section -


American Beekeeping Federation -

American Honey Producers

Bee Informed Partnership -


Bee and Butterfly Habitat Fund -


Honey bee Health Coalition -

National Honey Board -

Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative -

Project Apis m

Pollinator Partnership -

USDA Bee Lab -

Online teaching links

Cornell Univ-


Penn State U -

Univ FL -

Univ MN -

Univ MT

Texas A& M

New York Wellness-

Dr. Tew podcasts -

Kim Flottum and Jim Tew podcasts

Ohio State Beekeepers Assoc. -

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