Beekeeping Resources

Beginner Beekeeping Classes - click here

Sophomore/Sustainable Beekeeping Classes - click here

Hive How-To Instructions

Installing Package Bees

Maine Beekeeping Resources

Videos from the Observation Hive

Sugar Shake Test for Varroa Mites

    Bee Disease Diagnosis Resource

    Bee Math

    Application instructions for Varroa Mite treatments

    Mite Control Products, Methods, and Misconceptions

    How to render wax

    Artificial Swarm Spring Management

    • Article by Phil Gaven from the Bee Line (April/May 2017) on how and why to make spring splits using the Artificial Swarm method

    How to Build a Swarm Trap

    • Download a PDF of Thomas Seeley's pamphlet "Bait Hives for Honeybees"

    Workshops and Presentations

    Beginner Beekeeping Class Presentations