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Beekeeping in the United States by United States. Dept. of Agriculture.

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Written in English


  • Agriculture & Farming,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Technology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Agriculture - General

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8250045M
ISBN 100894991639
ISBN 109780894991639

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Bees and beekeeping have been subjects of vital importance in the world's agricultural literature for centuries. USDA, NAL Special Collections holds many resources that trace the history of beekeeping from the earliest published works on honeybee husbandry. This exhibit showcases selected rare books, illustrated works, nursery seed catalogs, and more. History of Beekeeping in the United States. By EVERETT OERTEL Retired, formerly apiculturist, U.S. Department of Agriculture. BEEKEEPING IN THE UNITED STATES AGRICULTURE HANDBOOK NUMBER Revised October Pages 2 – 9. The honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) is not native to the Western Hemisphere. Stingless bees (Meliponids and Trigonids) are native to the West Indies, as . Lappe's Bee Supply is the top supplier of free shipping bee keeping supplies for sale & queen honey bees for sale in the United States, for commercial beekeepers for pollination, professional beekeepers & beekeeping hobbyists alike! BEEKEEPING IN THE UNITED STATES AGRICULTURE HANDBOOK NUMBER Revised October Pages 10 – Based on flora, beekeeping methods, and land topography, the continental United States can be divided into seven geographical regions (fig. 1). Each region is discussed here from the standpoint of honey production and methods of beekeeping operations.