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  1. For Sale
    If you have read any older and even quite a few newer beekeeping books you will find many references to Francis Huber's ground breaking book on bees. What Huber discovered and wrote about here, laid the ground work for all the practical knowledge we have of bees today. His discoveries were so...
  2. Welcome Forum
    I am curious if anyone can advise me on their favorite books/video series to learn more about setting up hives. Thank you!
  3. For Sale
    ⭐️🐝🐝🐝 The Thinking Beekeeper ($25) and its sequel Advanced Top Bar Beekeeping ($29) will take you from rank novice to multi-year veteran in top bar hives. Bee biology, pests and diseases, swarms and splits, and a strong focus on the bees making their own natural wax. Signed copies available at...
  4. Bee Forum
    I'm interested in purchasing the book 'The Hive and The Honeybee'. From what I have seen on Amazon and such, there are many editions and wanted to hear which I should consider. Please tell me your thoughts about which edition and why you prefer it.
  5. Beekeeping 101
    Hoping to start bees in the spring and have a teenager interested in helping me. Is there a good book you would recommend for a busy high school student without a lot of free time? Something basic to read between now and January when we are signed up for Bee School together. Also should mention...
  6. Beekeeping 101
    Hi everyone. This is my first post. I'm thinking of keeping bees but I'd like to learn about them and how to keep them first. Can anyone recommend a book for me? I know there's a book thread, but what I'm looking for is the most technical book I can find that does a good job explaining not...
  7. Welcome Forum
    The title to this message may be premature seeing as how the only thing I'm "keeping" at the moment are some notes from my local beekeeping association's "beginner course" and a copy of my check for the deposit on two nucs from a local apiary -- but that's enough to make it feel like a...
  8. Beekeeping 101
    I was reading my old bee books and came across this statment..."Diseases other than AF are best ignored."....urrr time to get new reference materials. So my question is what are the best books out that cover modern beekeeping? Specifically the prevention and control of VM and SHB. There are a...
  9. Beekeeping 101
    I am fairly new to beekeeping and am learning all the time. I want to expand my bee library to include classic books and any other books experienced beekeepers have found useful. Any topic related to beekeeping is fair game. I already have Beekeeping for Dummies, Abc and Xyz of beekeeping, At...
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