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Suggested Reading

Listed below are recommended books and articles that will help you learn more about a variety of topics related to beekeeping, bees, honey and other aspects of the culture.

Click here to view the list of articles.  Most are in PDF format so you will need a reader to view them.

Click on a topic below to see the related books. Feel free to submit your recommendations or book reviews to ut.co.beekeepers@gmail.com. 

 

Honey (incl Cooking)

 

Honey Books (incl Cooking)
Title Author Publisher
Reviews
Cooking with Honey Hazel Berto Gramercy
No
Honey: BeesOnline Recipe Book Maureen Maxwell BeesOnline
No

 

 

Bees
Title Author Publisher
Reviews
Orchid Bees of Tropical America
   
No
The World Of Bees Murray Hoyt Bonanza Books
No
The Buzz about Bees Jurgen Tautz Springer
No
Bees of the World Christopher O'Toole and Anthony
Raw
Facts On File

 

 

Beginning Beekeeping
Title Author Publisher
Reviews
Beekeeping for Dummies
Howland Blackiston Hungry Minds
First Lessons in Beekeeping C.P. Dadant Dadant and Sons
No
Beekeeping Werner Metzer Barrons
No
The Beekeeper's Handbook Diana Sammataro and Alphonse Avitabile Collier Books
The Classroom Jerry Hayes Dadant and Sons

Top

 

Intermediate Beekeeping
Title Author Publisher Reviews
At the Hive Entrance H. Storch European
Apicultural Editions

Top

 

Advanced Beekeeping
Title Author Publisher Reviews
The Biology of the Honey Bee Mark L. Winston Harvard University Press

Top

 

Honey Plants
Title Author Publisher
Reviews
Honey Plants Harvey Lovell Gleaning in Bee Culture
No

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Diseases, Parasite, Pests and Parasites
Title Author Publisher
Reviews
Honey Bee Parasites, Pests, Predators and Diseases Penn State University Penn State University
No
Mites of the Honey Bee
Edited by Thomas C. Webster Dadant and Sons

Top

 

Beeswax
Title Author Publisher Reviews
CANDLES THAT EARN, Creating and Operating Your Own
Successful Candle Business
Don Olsen Peanut Butter
Publishing, Seattle, Washington

Top

 

Other Hive Products
Title Author Publisher
Reviews
Propolis: Nature's Energizer
Carlson Wade Keats Publishing
No
The Royal Jelly Miracle
Reynaud Allen Benedict Lust Publications
No
Health and the Honey Bee Charles Mraz Queen City Publications

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Magazines
Publication Name Frequency
Website
Reviews
Bee Culture Monthly
No
American Bee Journal Monthly
No

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Marketing
Title Author Publisher
Reviews
How to Keep Bees and Sell Honey
Walter T. Kelly The Walter T. Kelley Company
No

Top

 

Miscellaneous
Title Author Publisher
Reviews
How Butterbees Came to Bee! Lana Grimm and Tania
Bloch and illustrated by David Michener
?

Top

 

 

Helpful Articles

Topic
Articles
Topic
Articles
Colony Collapse Disorder CCD Summary Observation Hives 3 Frame Plan
CCD Long Report 8 Frame Plan
CCD PPT Report General Beekeeping 10 Commandments
Standard Hive Plans WBC 10 Frame Plan 2005 UDAF Report
Langstroth Hive Plan Apiary Setup

Honey Articles

Honey Standards Beekeeping for Extension Agents
Comb Honey Beekeeping in Tennessee
Heavy Metals in Honey Preparing for Winter
Honey as a Wound Dressing - 1 Products from the Hive
Honey as a Wound Dressing - 2 Spring Startup
Honey Grades The Bountiful Bee (PPT file)
Honey Info - 1 Value of Honey Bees as Pollinators
Honey Info - 2 Diseases, Pests and Parasites AFB in the UK
Honey Market Trends - Feb 2005 Bee Loss and Remedies
Honey Uses - U of Florida Essential Oil Control of Varrora
Maximizing Honey Production Managing Varrora in the UK
Floral Source Guide Varrora Mites
USDA Standards for Comb Honey Africanized Honey Bees AHB in Saguaro Park
Beeswax

Beeswax 1

Honey Bee Types Bee Types
Beeswax 2 Russians vs Italians
Propolis Determining Propolis Quality Swarm Information Facts about Swarms
Heavy Metals in Honey and Propolis If Your Bees Swarm
Plants (Honey or Pollen) Desert Plants of Utah Swarm Prevention
NHB Floral Source Venom Venom Detection Paper
Chemical Poisoning USU Reduction of Honeybee Poisoning

Nutrition

Fat Bee, Skinny Bee
Reducing Bee Poisoning Propolis and HIV Propolis Shown to Kill HIV


 

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