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Storey's Guide to Keeping Honey Bees

Honey Production, Pollination, Health

Malcolm T. Sanford Richard E Bonney

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Storey Publishing LLC
01 September 2018
Part of Storey's flagship series of best-selling animal husbandry handbooks, the second edition of the most trusted and comprehensive reference on honey bee health, production, and pollination now features full-colour photography, a fresh interior design, and a larger trim size. The popularity of beekeeping has surged in recent years in response to widespread concern about colony collapse disorder and declining populations of these key pollinators. Since it was first published in 2010, Storey's Guide to Keeping Honey Bees has become the go-to reference for every aspect of beekeeping, from planning hives and installing a colony to keeping bees healthy, preventing disease, and managing healthy and productive hives that will produce bountiful honey harvests year after year. The second edition of this best-selling manual features full-colour photography and illustrations, updated health information, and a larger trim size. AUTHOR: Dr. Malcolm T. Sanford is professor emeritus at the University of Florida. He has been published extensively in the apiculture press including the journals Bee Culture and American Bee Journal. He has been the author of The Apis Newsletter for more than 20 years at Ohio State University and the University of Florida, writing on beekeeping management, and is the coordinator of the Apis Information Resource Center. He has been a beekeeping management consultant in Egypt, Italy, France, Chile, Ecuador, Iraq, and Mexico. He lives in Gainesville, Florida. SELLING POINTS:

Complete redesign of a best-selling classic with 30,000 copies in print. The second edition features full-colour photography and illustrations, a contemporary design, and larger trim size.

Interest in backyard beekeeping is rising at an extraordinary rate because honey bees epitomise a beneficial, vulnerable population that is now under threat, and people want to be part of the solution.

Part of Storey's best-selling animal-raising series with more than 2.2 million copies sold. Farmers, homesteaders, and hobby farmers have come to trust the Storey's Guide to Raising series for the most in-depth expert advice and accessible information on breed selection, housing, behaviour, breeding and birthing, feeding, health care, and much more. Full-colour; photographs and illustrations throughout
By:   Malcolm T. Sanford, Richard E Bonney
Imprint:   Storey Publishing LLC
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 178mm, 
ISBN:   9781612129839
ISBN 10:   1612129838
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   01 September 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Unknown

Dr. Malcolm T. Sanford is professor emeritus at the University of Florida. He has been published extensively in the apiculture press including the journals Bee Culture and American Bee Journal. He has been the author of The Apis Newsletter for more than 20 years at Ohio State University and the University of Florida, writing on beekeeping management, and is the coordinator of the Apis Information Resource Center. He has been a beekeeping management consultant in Egypt, Italy, France, Chile, Ecuador, Iraq, and Mexico. He lives in Gainesville, Florida. Veteran beekeeper Richard E. Bonney, author of Hive Management, Beekeeping, and co-author of Storey's Guide to Keeping Honey Bees, was the longtime owner of Charlemont Apiaries in Charlemont, Massachusetts.

Reviews for Storey's Guide to Keeping Honey Bees: Honey Production, Pollination, Health

An excellent introduction to beekeeping. -- Kirsten Traynor, Editor in Chief, American Bee Journal Confused by all the different opinions on how best to keep bees? This guide will provide a bright light on your beekeeping journey. -- Marla Spivak, McKnight Distinguished Professor in Entomology, University of Minnesota An excellent introduction to both honey bees and beekeeping. It's well-written, practical, and exceptionally well-illustrated, making it the perfect book to jump-start the adventure of beekeeping or use as a reference for established beekeepers. -- Dr. Mark L. Winston, author of Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive This is one of the few beekeeping books written by a beekeeper and an extension apiculturist which bridges the gap between practical beekeeping and science of beekeeping. -- Dr. Medhat Nasr, Alberta Provincial Apiculturist, Albert Agriculture and Forestry and Past President of Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists Storey's Guide to Keeping Honey Bees is a thorough treatment of beekeeping for anyone looking to practice the craft. It spans the range of topics from beginning to advanced beekeeping, while including a suite of personal testimonies that humanize the art. It will be an important resource for years to come. -- Jamie Ellis, PhD, Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory, University of Florida Written in a readable style, this book blends sound scientific information about honey bees with practical information about beekeeping and is suitable reference for beginner to serious beekeeper. It has been selected as the text book for the University of Montana's Online Beekeeping Certificate, Apprentice Level Course. -- J.J. Bromenshenk, Bee Alert This book belongs in every beekeeper's library. The authors have successfully blended the science and art of beekeeping in a book suitable for beginning and experienced beekeepers. -- Hachiro Shimanuki, retired Laboratory Director of the Beltsville Agricultural Research Service A must-have book for all types of beekeepers who want good information. -- Dr. James E. Tew, State Extension Specialist, Alabama Cooperative Extension System A well-balanced and extremely thorough guide for new beekeepers. -- Hilary Kearney, Girl Next Door Honey In this well-written guide, Dr. Sanford utilizes his years of experience to give straightforward, practical advice for the beginning beekeeper. -- Randy Oliver, ScientificBeekeeping.com


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