Hive Management

Richard Bonney's essential hive management book provides up-to-date information from a beekeeper's perspective.

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  • Item Code: B105
  • 16.95 USD$16.95


Broaden your scope of integrated year-round hive management for maximum production from a professional beekeeper's perspective. This hive management book offers concise, up-to-date information on the whole range of beekeeping tasks, including:

  • How to prevent, control, and capture swarms
  • What you can tell from an outside inspection of your hives
  • When and how to "take the crop" and harvest honey
  • How to successfully requeen - from handling and marking queens to methods of introducing one into a hive
  • The problem signs to look for when you open up a hive

Richard E. Bonney has been a beekeeper for over 13 years and is the author of two books, Hive Management: A Seasonal Guide for Beekeepers and Beekeeping: A Practical Guide and co-author of Storey's Guide to Keeping Honey Bees with Malcolm Sanford. He currently teaches students about his life's passion in Amherst at the University of Massachusetts.