Beekeeping is concerned primarily with the domesticated honey bee, Apis mellifera. This category contains information on beekeeping techniques, pollination, and the husbandry of bees, associations, supplies, and research. Information on the biology of bees can be found in the Zoology and taxonomic categories.
Provides a map and information on the spread of these bees into the U.S.
Assisting the development of beekeeping in Africa through sharing information appropriate to the area.
Articles from sci.agriculture.beekeeping newsgroup, logs from the listserv bee-l, FAQ files, and apicultural resources.
A blog about Bee-centered care taking. An alternative to the pervasive honey-centered paradigm.
Encourages biodynamic agriculture which supports the life of bees, providing them with a safe and healthy environment.
An extension project trying to decrease winter mortality of managed honey bee colonies.
Dr. Nizar Haddad on beekeeping in Jordan - books, articles and films about beekeeping. English and Arabic.
Supplier of horizontal top bar and Warré hives. Also provides a directory of bee related resources.
Information about honeybees, their products, biology, diseases and provides guidance to new beekeepers.
World-wide beekeeping directory.
Detailed information on history, equipment, breeding, available products, and books from a hobbyist.
A beekeeping blog on the basics of keeping bees for love and honey.
Information about beekeeping in the country, and its cultural and economic importance. [Ukrainian, English, and Russian]
How to keep bees naturally with a top-bar hive - free plans, retail hives, books, DVDs and other resources. Sustainable beekeeping for the backyard beekeeper.
Information resource about honey bees and their value to mankind, written to inspire and encourage people to keep bees themselves.
Organic beekeeping how-to's and instructional videos using langstroth and top bar hives. Raw honey, hive hosting, bee removal in Boston, MA.
Beekeeping using top bar hives. Free detailed plans for building a top bar hive. Author of The Barefoot Beekeeper.
New Zealand’s largest producer of commercial bumblebee hives; providing natural and efficient pollination of NZ food crops.
Describes the different types of bees, their nests, life cycles, causes of decline, honey, and how we can help them.
The Danish Beekeepers' Association. Includes a diary recounting the activities of an efficient hive owner in Denmark.
Guide for beginners in beekeeping and raising bees. Contains articles about purchasing bees, beehives, and tools.
Information on the most common bee diseases that occur in the United States with suggested treatments.
Classes in natural top-bar beekeeping located in New Mexico. Instructor Les Crowder, author of the book, "Top-Bar Beekeeping."
Supplier of retail top bar hives and hive kits. Several free "how-to" videos on beekeeping using top bar hives.
Top-bar beekeepers in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Monthly local meetings.
Site with practical advice on beekeeping and ways in which you can help save the honeybee
Guide to beginning beekeeping in Tennessee. Live webcams inside a bee hive.
Ligurian bee sanctuary in South Australia. Includes information on the bees, beekeeping, and beekeepers of Kangaroo island.
Australian beekeeping information and supplies.
Dutch website with scientific information on the causes and results of honeybee decline and pollinator loss, edited by Utrecht University.
A nonprofit conservation organization with a mission to protect the honeybees and inspire and educate new urban beekeepers.
Information about bees in Los Angeles: Africanized honeybees and how to remove them.
Bee hive observations, beekeeping history, rearing queens, beekeeping experiences in the Fiji Islands and the Ukraine.
Beekeeping basics: historical background, equipment, defenses, colony development and honey harvesting.
Organic Beekeepers from the hills of West Auckland in New Zealand.
Offers information for new beekeepers on how to make hives and keep bees. Includes videos, articles and a blog.
Factsheets and videos on beginning beekeeping, honeybee biology, hive management, diseases and pests.
Information for consumers, the food industry and the honey industry. Funds research projects and provides merchandising materials.
Beekeeping naturally, using herbs and oils.
Information about the importance of bees and pollination to our food supply, beekeeping, honey, and beeswax.
Management information for both home and commercial fruit and vegetable pollination.
Article by Dr. M. Sanford on the importance of honey bees to agriculture.
Promotes the Health and Longevity of Honey Bees in Australia.
Organizations, on-line education project, research facilities. History of beekeeping and videos of bee behavior (Slovene + English).
A honeybee sanctuary promoting sustainable and biodynamic beekeeping.
University of Minnesota Extension site has manuals and guides, public and academic courses, and description of their research.
Non-profit that advocates for bees and their natural environment.
Natural beekeeping without treatments for pests or diseases and only minimal interventions. By Michael Bush, author of the three volume book set: "The Practical Beekeeper."
Beekeeping in India and the apiculture technology of the area. Punjab, India.
Building plans and photographs.
Educational video concerning the disappearance of honeybees.
Webring which may be joined by any beekeping-related web site.
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