Tuesday 25th of July 2017



Bee Keepers Web Links

Bee Keeping Publications

  • A I Root Bee Culture Bee Culture Magazine
  • Dadant and Sons Inc American Bee Journal
  • The Beekeeper The Beekeeper's Handbook: A Teaching Text for Beginner's to Advanced Beekeepers By Diana Sammataro, Alphonse Avitabile. Excellent text book
  • Grandpa's Hidden Gold Farm A delightful early reading book about beekeeping--Grandpa's Hidden Gold Farm. Sharyl Calhoun is a Reading Recovery teacher from Berne, Indiana.

Equipment Suppliers

  • Western Bee Supply Good source for woodenware
  • Glory Bee All things bee related
  • Brushy Mountain Bee Supply
  • Dadant and Sons Inc Beekeeping supplies
  • Mann Lake Beekeeping Supply
  • BJ SHerriff excellent quality "bee proof" beekeeping suits
  • Northwest Bee Supply For those of you who live in the Pacific Northwest looking to get started with spring packages, we suggest Northwest Bee Supply as a reliable source for freshly harvested package bees. ...Be aware that these are not Olympic Wilderness Apiary bees...They are southern packages, not specifically bred for disease resistance! Although this is a good way to get established, we strongly recommend re-queening these, or any spring packages, with our proven Select Wild Survivor stock later in the season.

General Beekeeping Information

Queen Breeding Information

  • Glenn Apiaries Although the Glenn's retired from commercially producing queen honeybees for sale their link remains a valuable informative site for queen breeding information


  • Cornell University - Apiary Lab Also working in conjunction with WSU, Professor Nick Calderone is the head of the Dyce Laboratory for Honeybee Research.
  • Honeybee Pests and Diseases A reference guide with visual aids to identify pathogens harmful to honeybees. we do not neessarilly agree with suggested treatments, as we are a chemical free apiary, selecting and breeding mite and disease resistant queen bees
  • USDA -- ARS Bee Research Laboratory- Diagnostic Se Located in Beltsville, Maryland, this facility is engaged in disease research
  • WSU Extension Offices Ask an Expert is a great service for getting you beekeeping and gardening questions answered
  • UCDavis Department of Entomology Apiculture Newsletters
  • Bee Alert University of Montana research site, includes Bee Cams
  • International Bee Research Association
  • Silence of the Bees Watch this excellent entire October 2007 PBS Broadcast covering current CCD research. To date the cause remains uncertain. Nosema; nutrition deficiency; Virus; overuse of pesticides are all named as possibilities...
  • Bee Health eXtension is an interactive learning environment delivering the best, most researched knowledge from the smartest land-grant university minds across America


  • Bumblebees though honeybees and bumblebees are not directly linked their importance in pollination is of interest...good research for further information and current news