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 to learn about bee keeping and enjoy the read this is not the book for you. It is a good reference book, but it reads like a text book and I would not recommend it if... Read morePublished 5 days ago by B. Perez
Very thorough, but would like to see photos to make comparisons.Published 1 month ago by Alexandra E. Till
Very good guide, simple and easy to read. Also has vignettes of different bee keepers and their experiences. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rita McKenrick
Waste of money. Our college requires it for their bee course, so I thought it would be full of information. Wrong. Read morePublished 1 month ago by John Kibler
I recommend this book to anyone thinking about beekeeping. It has some great knowledge in it. I went to a beginners workshop for beekeeping and 90% of what the woman talked about... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Bill Potocar