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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Gov. Agents Seize Illegally Imported Honey

Illegally imported honey seized in Houston valued at $2.45 million read more
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2015 Beginning Beekeeping Workshop

April 22, 2015 Chagrin Falls, OH read more

Making Increase

April 25, 2015 Eaton, NY read more

Backyard Beekeepers Association

April 29, 2015 Connecticut read more
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