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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Honey Bee Health Coalition Letter

Coalition issues the Bee Healthy Roadmap to USDA & EPA read more

Dangerous Liaisons

The problem with Asian and Australian Honey Bees Mating read more

Sunspot Activity Affects Honey Bees

Fluctuating magnetic fields may interfere with bees finding way home read more
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Austin 4th Annual Beekeeping Seminar

January 17, 2015, Austin, TX read more

Annual NE Kentucky Beekeeping School

February 28, 2015, Maysville, KY read more

Annual Chemical Free Organic Beekeepers Conf.

Feb. 27, 28, Mar 1, 2015, Oracle, AZ read more
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