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Beekeeping for Dummies - 5th Edition by Howland Blackiston (Paperback)

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  • The single best and most comprehensive guide for prospective, new and experienced hobbyist beekeepers Beekeeping For Dummies, 5th Edition, is one of the most popular titles in the For Dummies series available today.
  • About the Author: Howland Blackiston has been keeping bees for almost 40 years.
  • 496 Pages
  • Technology, Agriculture

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The single best and most comprehensive guide for prospective, new and experienced hobbyist beekeepers

Beekeeping For Dummies, 5th Edition, is one of the most popular titles in the For Dummies series available today. Including the latest information regarding every aspect of backyard beekeeping and honey production, this book describes how to get started, how to care for and safely handle bees, and how to maintain healthy and productive colonies.

This book is loaded with up-to-date, practical examples and helpful illustrations of proven techniques and strategies for both new and seasoned hobbyist beekeepers. Some of the updates for this brand-new edition include:

  • New information regarding the critical role that nutrition plays in the health and productivity of your bees
  • News about the latest beekeeping products, medications, and all-natural remedies
  • Information regarding dozens of helpful beekeeping resources
  • Redeemable coupons from beekeeping suppliers that save the reader money

Beekeeping For Dummies embodies the straightforward and simple approach made famous by the For Dummies series. Each and every reader will benefit from its accessible and approachable take on beekeeping.



From the Back Cover



  • Learn the skills to be a successful beekeeper
  • Harvest your own nutritious honey
  • Keep your bees healthy using all-natural methods

Be a beekeeper. Help the world.

Did you know that bees are responsible for every third or fourth bite of food we eat? Recent years have been extremely tough for bee colonies, so if you've chosen to take up beekeeping, you're making a valuable contribution to the food chain. Fully revised with the latest information, this 5th Edition covers new updates on medications, nutrition, bee health, and winter survival as well as guidance for what you need to do in your first and second seasons. Valuable resources and professional advice help you and your bees succeed!

Inside...

  • New beekeeping techniques
  • Advice on nutrition and health
  • The latest about regulations on honey and bee products
  • Best beekeeping practices
  • All about honey production
  • Guidance for your second season
  • Coupons from suppliers



About the Author



Howland Blackiston has been keeping bees for almost 40 years. He has appeared as an expert on CNBC, CNN, NPR, The Discovery Channel, Sirius Satellite Radio, and other broadcast outlets, and has written numerous articles on beekeeping. Howland has been a keynote speaker at conferences in more than 40 countries.

Dimensions (Overall): 9.2 Inches (H) x 7.3 Inches (W) x 1.1 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.5 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 496
Genre: Technology
Sub-Genre: Agriculture
Publisher: For Dummies
Format: Paperback
Author: Howland Blackiston
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2020
TCIN: 80363470
UPC: 9781119702580
Item Number (DPCI): 247-47-9213
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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