Better Beekeeping

Better Beekeeping

The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Stronger Colonies and Healthier, More Productive Bees

Book - 2011
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" Better Beekeeping is the most lucid call to action ever written about land-based beekeeping."--Tammy Horn, author of Bees in America and Beeconomy: What Women and Bees Can Teach Us about Local Trade and the Global Market

"There are numerous beekeeping books on the shelves that instruct on 'how to,' but Better Beekeeping is a book that explores 'why to,' which is essential for this ever-changing world of beekeeping today."--Jennifer Berry, research coordinator at the University of Georgia's Honey Bee Research Lab, commercial queen and nuc producer, and columnist for Bee Culture magazine

Backyard beekeepers everywhere agree: a successful colony is a thing of beauty.

Thousands of beekeepers have started beekeeping thanks to Kim Flottum's first book, The Backyard Beekeeper , and they have added to their repertoire of skills with The Backyard Beekeeper's Honey Handbook . Now, Better Beekeeping answers the question, "What do I do now that I'm a beekeeper?" This book takes serious beekeepers past the beginning stages and learning curves and offers solutions and rewards for keeping bees a better way. Better queens, better winters, better food, and better bees await any beekeeper willing to take on the challenge of having the right number of bees, of the right age, in the right place, in the right condition, at the right time.

Publisher: Beverly, Mass. : Quarry Books, 2011.
ISBN: 9781592536528
1592536522
Characteristics: 176 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.

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extremo Nov 19, 2012

Definitely for advanced beekeepers, though interesting reading for beginners. The ideas are good but light on solid details. The language is at times annoying and repetitive. Excellent photographs.

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