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Resources for Beekeepers

Marla Spivak beekeeping and recording information.The Bee Lab has developed a number of resources for beekeepers, including detailed manuals and information-packed videos.

Written specifically for Northern beekeepers, these resources address the unique needs of the cold-climate beekeeper.

Even if you don't keep bees in a northern climate, you'll find top-notch queen rearing and general beekeeping information.

Resources for Beekeepers

Beekeeping manuals and videos

Bumblebees and Native Pollinators

Free-bees (lots of free and useful information!)


Amazing bee identification photos

Our education resources for beekeepers are part of University of Minnesota Extension.