My 3 Apimaye hives, etc.
for Honey Bees
Hopefully helpful... surely not comprehensive.
Honey, drone & worker brood
Field Guide to Beekeeping|
(use the above link for all 41 issues in Jamie's DropBox)
These articles originally published in the American Bee Journal.
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See Jaime's Curriculum Vitae
2. Why Keep Bees?
3. The Langstroth Hive
4. Personal Protective Equipment
5. The Hive Tool and Smoker
6. Miscellaneous Beekeeping Equipment
7. Informational Resources for Beekeepers
8. Know Why You are Keeping Bees
9. Choosing the Right Location for Your Apiary
10. Hive Choice and Configuration
11. Assembling Wooden Supers
12. Assembling Wooden Frames
13. Acquiring Bees and Queens
14. Stocks of Bees in the United States
15. The Basic Startup Costs Associated With Keeping Bees
16. Installing Packages and Hiving Nucs
17. Inspecting Your Newly Installed Colonies for the First Time
18. The Members of a Honey Bee Colony
19. The Components of a Honey Bee Nest
20. The External Anatomy of the Honey Bee
The Internal Anatomy of the Honey Bee|
22. The Tasks of a Worker Honey Bee
24. Mating Biology of Honey Bees
25. The Honey Bee Sting
26. Colony Level Thermoregulation and the Honey Bee Dance Language
27. Honey Bee Colonies as Superorganisms: The Hive or the Honey Bee
28. An Overview of Honey Bee Biology
29. Mitigating the Potential Threat Your Bees and Beekeeping Activities Pose to Other People
30. Beekeeping Rules and Regulations
31. Biotic Stressors of Honey Bee Colonies
32. Other Stressors of Honey Bee Colonies
33. Ways of Generating Income With Honey Bees
34. Basic Equipment Needed to Extract and Bottle Honey
35. The Time Commitment Associated with Keeping Bees
36. Reasons for Colony Losses: The Big Three (and One Ugly Cousin)
37. Honey Bee Development
38. Now That You Are a Beekeeper...
39. Conducting a Hive Inspection
40. The Indispensable Nuc
41. What To Get Your Beekeeper for Christmas
Lectures by Jamie Ellis at the 2014 National Honey Show: