Recommended Reading and References*

  • Natural Beekeeping - Ross Conrad
  • The Backyard Beekeeper - Kim Flottum
  • The ABC & XYZ of Beekeeping - A I Root Company
  • Honey Bee Parasites, Pests, Predators and Diseases - Penn State University Department of Agriculture (can be found on line for free)
  • Beekeeping for Dummies - Howland Blackiston
  • Top Bar Hive Beekeeping, Wisdom and Pleasure Combined - Wyatt Mangum
  • Bee Essentials ( there are several books in this series on the different concepts of beekeeping) - Lawrence John Connor
  • The Hive and The Honey Bee - Lorenzo Langstroth (detailed account of beekeeping not for beginners)
  • The Beekeepers Handbook - Diana Sammataro and Alphonse Avitable
  • The Practical Beekeeper (Beekeeping Naturally) - Michael Bush

     *these books are listed randomly, not in a recommended order