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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Small Hive Beetle Study

Research project Protecting Honey Bees from Small Hive Beetle in RI read more

New Research on Queen Bee Microbiomes

First comprehensive analysis of the gut bacteria found in queen bee read more

EPA Okays Oxalic Acid for Varroa Mite Control

EPA to register the new active ingredient oxalic acid for use against Varroa mites read more
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Queen Rearing Workshop

May 30, 2015 Byron, IL read more

Summer Clinic - Texas

June 6, 2015 Conroe, TX read more

Long Island Beekeepers Club

May 24, 2015 Smithtown, NY read more
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