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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New Information About Stingless Bee Diversity

New study provides us with comprehensive information about stingless bee diversity read more

Oriental Honey Buzzards

Buzzard identifies food by the pollen smell, yellow color read more

Deceptive Flowers

How flowers use scent and nectar to manipulate pollinators and herbivores read more
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WV Fall Conference

September 25, 2015 Weston, WV read more

19th Annual Field Day

October 10, 2015 Baton Rouge, LA read more

Oregon State BA Annual Conference

November 6, 7, 8, 2015 Silverton, OR read more
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