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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American Bee Journal
  • Taking Measure of Bee Space - 869
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  • Mite Washer: Still Improving - 881
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Eva Crane Trust - News Update

The website has become easier to use and has expanded range of information read more

From Hive to Table

An international conference of Safety and Authenticity of Bee Products read more

A Smelling Bee?

Research has revealed that Varroa mites are infiltrating hives by smelling like bees read more
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Bee Wellness Workshop

August 22, 2015 Ithaca, NY read more

East Central Ohio Beekeeping Contest

September 19, 2015 Zanesville, Ohio read more

WV Fall Conference

September 25, 2015 Weston, WV read more
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