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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NHBA Announces New Chief Exec Officer

The Board has unanimously selected Margaret Lombard as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) read more

Close and Personal on Nosema ceranae in Bees

Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) helps differentiate between Nosema spores read more

Heartland Apicultural Society Conf Announced

14th Annual Summer conference will be held in Albion, Michigan July 9-11, 2015 read more
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NEOBA’s Big Bee Buzz

March 27-28, 2015 Tulsa, OK read more

South Alabama Beekeepers Association

March 21, 2015 Fairhope, AL read more

Hands on Microscopy Workshop

March 22, 2015 Ballston Spa, NY read more
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