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Beekeeping Resource List

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Compiled by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.



Books, Blogs, and Periodicals

  • ABC and XYZ of Bee Culture, edited by Roger A. Morse
  • Advanced Top Bar Beekeeping, by Christy Hemenway
  • American Bee Journal
  • The Backyard Beekeeper: An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden, 4th Edition, by Kim Flottum
  • Bee Culture
  • Beekeeping for Dummies, 5th Edition, by Howland Blackiston
  • The Beekeeper’s Handbook, by Alphonse Avitabile and Diana Sammataro
  • Beekeeping: A Practical Guide, by Dick Bonney
  • Beekeeping Principles, by Jim Tew
  • Bees, by Rudolf Steiner
  • Bee-sentials: a Field Guide, by Lawrence J. Connor and Robert Muir
  • First Lessons in Beekeeping, by C.P. Dadant
  • The Hive and the Honey Bee, edited by Joe M. Graham
  • Hive Management, by Dick Bonney
  • Honey Bees and Beekeeping: a Year in the Life of an Apiary, by Keith Delaplane
  • Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping, by Dewey Caron
  • Honeybee Democracy, by Thomas Seeley
  • Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture, by Ross Conrad and Gary Paul Nabhan
  • The Practical Beekeeper: Beekeeping Naturally, by Michael Bush
  • Queen Rearing and Bee Breeding, by Harry Laidlaw and Robert Page
  • QueenSpotting: Meet the Remarkable Queen Bee and Discover the Drama at the Heart of the Hive, by Hilary Kearney
  • Randall’s Archive (blog): Bailey Bee Supply
  • The Thinking Beekeeper: Natural Beekeeping in Top Bar Hives, by Christy Hemenway
  • Top-Bar Beekeeping: Organic Practices for Honeybee Health, by Les Crowder and Heather Harrell 
  • Top Bar Hive Beekeeping: Wisdom & Pleasure Combined, by Wyatt Mangum
  • Top Bar Hive Construction, by Daniel Garber
  • Toward Saving the Honeybee, by Gunther Hauk

Equipment and Supplies

Queens, Package Bees, and Nucs


Web Resources

This document is a partial list of resources for growers and does not imply endorsement by North Carolina State University, North Carolina A&T State University, or North Carolina Cooperative Extension of any of the companies, products, or organizations listed.

Written By

Debbie Roos, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDebbie RoosExtension Agent, Agriculture - Sustainable / Organic Production Call Debbie Email Debbie N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center
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