A beekeeper for over 13 years, author Richard E. Bonney owns Charlemont Apiaries in Charlemont, Massachusetts. He has authored two books, Hive Management and Beekeeping. Richard is a beekeeping teacher at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. He was named the Massachusetts Extension Specialist-Apiculture in 1991 and writes regularly about beekeeping.
Dr. Malcolm T. Sanford is the 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 newsletter author for over twenty years at Ohio State University and the University of Florida, writing on beekeeping management. He is the Coordinator of the Apis Information Resource Center and author of The Apis Newsletter. He has been a beekeeping management consultant in Egypt, Italy, France, Chile, Ecuador, Iraq, and Mexico. He lives in Florida.
If you want an introduction to keeping your own bees, this is the book. The writer is thorough without over complicating the information. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Teri
Clear information which explains beekeeping in a logical way. I find myself intuitively understanding my "ladies" better after reading. Enjoyable reading as well.Published 8 months ago by Traveler
it was completely full of information it did spend too much time convincing you to be a bee keeper ... Read morePublished 8 months ago by David fernandes
Can't go wrong in buying a Storey's guide to..Bonney has a clear concise understanding of honey bees and I enjoyed this book very much. It arrived on time in new condition.Published 9 months ago by llhutchins
I bought the Kindle version of this book because it was way cheaper and because I wanted to get started right away. I'm regretting it already and I'm only 38% into the book. Read morePublished 9 months ago by B. Myers
The book has too much verbage and not enough facts for the serious Beekeeper. The subjects are more general in nature than I wanted in a book about BeekeepingPublished 9 months ago by Patricia W Lawson
This book is good and provides good general information. It is relatively comprehensive in terms of what it covers. Read morePublished 10 months ago by kinigit