Get the latest buzz on beekeeping. A hot new trend that parallels the growing interest in sustainable farming and locally grown food, beekeeping continues to attract enthusiasts. For the best, solid information on beekeeping for beginners or veterans, you'll want to consult Wisdom for Beekeepers.
500 expert tips from a veteran beekeeper. Whether you reside in the quiet suburbs or a busy city, this delightful collection of 500 expert tips from lifelong beekeeper Jim Tew provides all you need to get started in this rewarding and fascinating hobby.
A quick-and-easy reference. Wisdom for Beekeepers is divided into chapters covering all aspects of beekeeping, including:
- Hives and equipment
- Buying your first bees
- Managing your colony
- Processing your honey crop
There's even advice on how to identify and treat bee ailments, plus a healthy dose of bee biology. Be sure you have Wisdom for Beekeepers—and it makes a honey of a gift!
Jim Tew, a veteran beekeeper with 40 years of experience, conducts beekeeping educational programs and maintains social media systems that support the industry. Retired from Ohio State University, he was Associate Professor focusing on pollination ecology and the use of bees as pollination agents for 33 years. He continues to lecture and write on the subject and runs the website www.onetew.com.