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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Venom ... as Potential Cancer-Fighter

Bee, snake, scorpion venom could form the basis of a new cancer-fighting drugs. read more

Beekeeping for Elephants in Tanzania

new project bringing benefits to local communities - helping honey bees and elephants read more

Contest - Call for Beekeeping Stories!

Wicwas Press invites you to submit a story about honey bees or beekeeping. read more
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149th Annual Fall Meeting

October 24, 25, 2014, Flint Township, MI read more

Maine State Beekeepers Assoc. Annual Meeting

October 18, 2014, Hampden, Maine read more

Southern New England Beekeepers Assembly

November 22, 2014, Groton CT read more
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