Resources for beekeepers
Materials for the ‘newbee’ beekeeper
If you’re thinking about becoming a beekeeper or are looking for extra instruction, check out these featured Penn State course and instructional materials.
- Beekeeping 101 (Penn State’s award-winning online beekeeping course)
- Beekeeping Basics (free pdf and hardcopy available for purchase)
- Field Guide to Honey Bees and Their Maladies (free pdf and hardcopy available for purchase)
- Are you a local beekeeper? Meet other beekeepers by joining the Centre County Beekeepers Association and network with PA beekeepers through the PA State Beekeepers Association.
Help efforts to monitor honey bee colony loss
If you’re already a beekeeper and would like to learn more about ongoing research efforts to track annual US colony losses and/or to contribute information about your colonies, join a national survey offered through the Bee Informed Partnership.
For the curious!
Can’t get enough information about honey bees and ongoing research? Check out these additional online resources: