Books

Australian Beekeeping Guide

Australian Beekeeping GuideThis book provides basic information to assist beginner and sideline beekeepers. It draws on the knowledge and experience of apiculture scientists, various state and territory apiary inspectors and apiary officers, and most importantly, the many beekeepers who enjoy keeping bees.

Purchase: $35, download: free

Bee Agskills

Bee AgskillsA basic guide to some of the skills and practices of bee production. Easy to follow for those new to bee keeping, this book contains step-by-step instructions, diagrams and full-colour pictures. Includes how to maintain hives, use a bee smoker, catch a swarm, remove and extract honey, health and pests in the hive, buying equipment, and working safely with bees.

eBook $12.95, hard copy: $25

AgGuide – Healthy Bees

Healthy BeesPests and diseases can attack specific stages in the lifecycle of the honey bee and they can also attack specific castes. This publication covers the management of pests, diseases and other disorders of the honey bee.

 

eBook $12.95, hard copy: $25

Bee Friendly: A planting guide for European honeybees and Australian native pollinators

Bee Friendly: A planting guide for European honeybees and Australian native pollinatorsThis guide gives ideas and choices of species to bring about improved outcomes for honeybees and the Australian pollen- and nectar- using fauna, including mammals, insects and birds.

Purchase: $60, download: free

Honey Flora of  Victoria

Honey Flora of Victoria

A comprehensive guide to the Victorian (Australia) Flower Sources for our honeybees – by F.R. Beuhne.  Can be viewed online, but is also available in the following formats: PDF, plain text, DAISY, ePub, Kindle.

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