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
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  • In Praise of Manual Honey Extraction - 889
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Honey Bee Genotypes and the Environment

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at Monsanto who are trying to get the good word out about the importance of ... read more
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The Long Island Beekeepers Club - Jerry Hayes

August 24, 2014, Smithtown, NY read more

Beekeeping Workshop

September 6, 2014, Alstead, NH read more

Alabama Beekeepers Association

September 26th & 27th, 2014, Clanton, AL read more
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