Beekeeping 2014 is a beautiful sixteen-month calendar that captures the pastime of beekeeping that will appeal to anyone. This calendar gives you tips that will help you prepare your colonies for the different months and seasons. It contains quick overviews of the three schools of thought on managing your hive, the “Let-Alone” system, the “Beekeeper as Natural Food Provider” system, and the “Artificial Calendar” system, along with many more convenient tips for your beekeeping needs.
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About the Author
Kim Flottum brings a background of twelve years of plant science, honey bee research, and basic farming to his thirty years as the editor of Bee Culture magazine where his main occupation is finding the answers to the multitude of questions that beginning, intermediate, and even advanced and experienced beekeepers bring to the table. He teaches beginning and advanced beekeeping courses, travels extensively to educate and lecture, and contributes to a variety of other publications on the basics of honey bees and beekeeping biology, the business of bees and pollination, producing and using varietal honeys, and a host of other subjects. His books, magazine articles, interviews, and blogs are widely read for both their fundamental and advanced contribution to beekeeping knowledge. His magazine platform gives voice to his social commentary on topics ranging from genetically modified foods to pesticide abuse to both good and bad government regulations in the industry. He is beekeeping’s leading advocate for fundamental honey bee safety including insuring excellent honey bee health, providing extraordinary forage, and minimizing the use of agricultural pesticides.