New 4th Edition just in!
New material includes:
- Information for urban bees and beekeepers
- Using your smoker the right way
- Better pest management
- Providing consistent and abundant good food
- Keeping your hives healthy
Paperback: 240 pages
About the author:
After receiving a degree in horticulture from UW Madison, Kim Flottum worked four years in the USDA Honey Bee Research Lab, studying pollination ecology. After that, he spent two years raising acres of fruits and vegetables, where bees played a large role. He brings this experience, plus nearly 20 years of writing and editing articles for beekeepers in the monthly magazine Bee Culture. He is the publisher of books on honey bee pests and diseases, marketing, queen production, beekeeping history, beginning beekeeping, and the classic industry reference, The ABC & XYZ of Bee Culture.