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General Beekeeping

Teaching Kids About the Importance of Honeybees  Jessica Lowe, a middle school teacher in Aurora, Colorado ask that this link be added to this web page. She has been helping Jennifer (a student) with a project regarding Bees and their importance to ecosystems and humans. Jennifer thought this link would be a nice addition to this web page.

BeeSource Every beekeeper needs to know about this website. You can find discussions on every topic of beekeeping, good plans for building hives and related paraphernalia, and all kinds of useful information.

Round-upweedkiller and honey bee populations - Pound-for-pound, no creature contributes more to agriculture than the honey bee.

Honey Hive Farms Honey Hive Farms is a bee supply company out of MO and AZ.  They have bees and also move packages of bees to this area and throughout the Midwest.  Jim Moore is the son of the owner and he is in charge of this program.  His phone numbers are; 1-602-330-8468 for honey, bees sales &beekeeping classes as well as 1-602-3308469 for beekeeping equipment.  He brings the truck up I-44 to Joplin and stops at the Petco Fuel Station located at the intersection of this highway and Rt. 43. Many beekeepers from Northwest Arkansas buy supplies and bees from this company.

International Beekeeping Forums

The National Honey Board

Ultimate Guide to Beekeeping - Edited by Arenaflowers in house Apiarist Jackie.

The Hive and the Honey Bee  A selection from the Everett F. Phillips' Beekeeping Collection at Cornell's Albert R. Mann Library . One of the largest and most complete apiculture libraries in the world.

Basic Beekeeping Lessons A complete set of lessons on all aspects of keeping bees. 

Eastern Apicultural Society of North America, Inc. (EAS) - an international nonprofit educational organization founded in 1955 for the promotion of bee culture, education of beekeepers, certification of Master Beekeepers and excellence in bee research.

Master Beekeeper George Imirie (1933-2007) of Maryland published scores of helpful essays for beekeepers.  They can be found at

Arkansas Beekeeping

Beekeeping - Apiculture in Arkansas - by the Univeristy of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

The Arkansas Beekeepers' Association

Alternative Beekeeping Methods

Alternative Beekeeping in Top Bar Hives, an informative website about Top Bar Hives, an inexpensive but satisfying way of keeping bees.

Warre Hive, natural beekeeping?