Internet Resources- Associations & More

Beekeeping Associations

Beekeeping associations provide links and information on conferences, webinars, workshops, educational resources and management resources

National affiliations

American Beekeeping Federation at: abfnet.org The American Beekeeping Federation (ABF) acts behalf of the beekeeping industry on issues affecting the interests and the economic viability of the various sectors of the industry.

California State Beekeepers Association (CSBA • 1521 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814). Visit the CSBA at: californiastatebeekeepers.com/

  • A comprehensive list of California beekeeping clubs, organizations, and associations can be found at the California State Beekeepers “Affiliated Clubs” link 

Western Apicultural Society  & the WAS Journal, (hosted by UC Davis), CA. at ” WAS

Interesting beekeepers and beekeeping websites

The National Honey Show Lectures -Annual event that features a library of many educational lectures and beekeepers that have presented over the years. Videos can be viewed at: “National Honey Show Lectures

The “Bee Informed Partnership: Using beekeepers’ real world experience” online at beeinformed.org This is a collaboration of efforts across the country with beekeepers, leading research facilities and universities in agriculture and science to better understand bee declines in the United States…

The Beesource Beekeeping site started in 1997, with a forum for online community for beekeepers and beekeeping. It has experienced  grassroots growth ever since. Today, Beesource.com has over 28,000 registered members.

Les Crowder. seasoned professional specializes in beekeeping with top bar hives and general management guidance. Visit his site at (Fortheloveofbees.com)

“The Fat Bee Man” (Newfatbeeman.com)  Don Kuchenmeister based in Georgia, USA. Provides practical approaches to management.

Randy Oliver, Professional Beekeeper, Grass Valley, CA USA hosts scientificbeekeeping.comThis site features focused insights to managing bees based on experience and collaborative research. Useful for beginning and seasoned beekeepers Helpful sections on health and nutrition insights, many articles and useful tutorials on a range of topics

 Keep in mind, there are many resources on the internet, covering all aspects of beekeeping. Many are helpful, some less so…always consider the source, Seek local advice as well to weigh your options in management and provide the best for your bees.