The American Bee Journal was established in 1861 by Samuel Wagner and has been published continuously since that time, except for a brief period during the Civil War. The Journal has the honor of being the oldest English language beekeeping publication in the world. Today, Dadant and Sons has the privilege of publishing the American Bee Journal for subscribers throughout the world. Readership is concentrated among hobby and commercial beekeepers, bee supply dealers, queen breeders, package-bee shippers, honey packers, and entomologists. Free Sample Digital ABJ Click Here


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Wild Bee Decline Threatens US Crop Production

Study shows wild bees they're disappearing in many of country's important farmlands. read more

Canadian Honey Production Increased by 11%

Canadian beekeepers produced 95.3 million pounds of honey in 2015. read more
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NCBA 2016 Spring Meeting

Feb 25-27, 2016 New Bern, NC read more

Indiana Bee School

February 27, 2016 Indianapolis, IN read more

Organic Beekeepers to Meet

February 26-28, 2016 Oracle, AZ read more
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