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Beekeeping is enjoyable and satisfying, whether you’re a professional or a novice. With a bit of ingenuity and a little knowledge, anyone can successfully raise honey bees. Learn how to set up and maintain your own honey bee colony from Keith Delaplane, Ph.D., one of the nation’s foremost entomologists as he guides you through each step, from buying tools and selecting healthy bees, to harvesting and selling honey.

Content Sections:
A Year in the Life of an Apiary
Bee Biology and Equipment
Receiving and Installing Package Bees
Releasing Queens
Releasing queens and stings
Things are buzzin
The brood nest
Our growing hives
Migrating our hives
Requeening
Queen Rearing
Package production beekeeping associations
Diseases and pests
Chalkbrood sacbrood moths tracheal mites
Varroa mites and queenlessness
Its Harvest Time
Extracting honey
Packaging and selling honey
Commercial honey processing
Overwintering hives
Overwintering and one story hives
Second season management
Fall management

About the Sections:
1. Introduction
A Brief History
Building Supers and Frames
Preparing Food Supplements and Medications
2. In the Beginning
Bee Biology and Equipment
Receiving and Installing Bees
Releasing Queens
3. Things are Buzzing
Things are Buzzin
The Brood Nest
Our Growing Hives
Migrating our Hives
4. A Mid-season Break
Requeening
Queen Rearing
Package Production, Beekeeping Associations, Books and Periodicals
Part II
5. Diseases and Pests
Diseases and Pests
Chalbrood, Sacbrood, Moths, Tracheal Mites
Varroa Mites and Queenlessness
6. It’s Harvest Time
It’s Harvest Time
Extracting Honey
Packaging and Selling Honey
Commercial Honey Processing
7. Rounding Out the Year
Overwintering Hives
Overwintering and One Story Hives
Second Season Management
Fall Management

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upload part 3!!

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