Helpful Links

National Honey Board Site and Pages

National Honey Board
Get production, distribution, and sales data for the honey industry, or link to related recipes, cooking advice, and honey facts.
www.honey.com

Honey Locator
Provided by the National Honey Board, this directory lists suppliers of different types of honey. Browse by state or such varieties as alfalfa, dandelion, and wildflower.
www.honeylocator.com

Recipes
www.honey.com/nhb/recipes/

Technical Information and Applications for Honey: Honey Information for Food Technologists
Fact sheets, product applications, and technical assistance. Provided by the National Honey Board.
www.honey.com/foodservice

 

Beekeeping and Bee Science

American Beekeeping Federation
Acts on behalf of the beekeeping industry on issues affecting the interests and the economic viability of the various sectors of the industry.
www.abfnet.org

American Association of Professional Apiculturists
A source of research-based information and recommendations on all matters of honeybee science and management. Fosters cooperation, dialogue, and professional growth among extension, regulatory, teaching, and research honey bee specialists.
www.masterbeekeeper.org/aapa/

American Bee Journal
The oldest English language beekeeping publication in the world.
www.americanbeejournal.com

Apiculture Program, Department of Entomology, NC State University
www.cals.ncsu.edu/entomology/apiculture/

Apimondia
International Federation of Beekeepers’ Associations.
www.apimondia.org/

Bee Culture
The Magazine of American Beekeeping.
www.beeculture.com
 
Brushy Mountain Bee Farm 
www.brushymountainbeefarm.com

CyberBee Net
Provides news articles and reference materials for researching bee biology and beekeeping. Check out live bee cameras and a population model.
www.cyberbee.net

Dadant and Sons, Inc.
www.dadant.com

The Guide to Beekeeping for Adults and Kids
History, traditional and modern beekeeping, urban beekeeping, etc. - website suggested by Anna in Ms. Ward's class in Delaware (Thanks, Anna!)
www.fragrancex.com/Fragrance-Information/beekeeping-adults-kids.html

International Bee Research Association
A UK based not-for-profit organization that was established in 1949, with a worldwide membership. IBRA aims to increase awareness of the vital role of bees in the environment as bio-indicators.
www.ibra.org.uk

NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Plant Industry – Plant Protection Section, Apiary Services
www.ncagr.com/plantindustry/plant/apiary

NC State University Beekeeping, Insect Pest Management, Department of Entomology
entomology.ces.ncsu.edu/apiculture/

NOVA Online: Tales from the Hive
www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bees/

Pest Management Strategic Plan for Honey Bees in the Mid-Atlantic States
www.ipmcenters.org/pmsp/pdf/MidAtlanticHoneyBeePMSP.pdf

US Department of Agriculture Bee Research Lab
www.ars.usda.gov/northeast-area/beltsville-md/beltsville-agricultural-research-center/bee-research-laboratory/

Walter T. Kelley Company
www.kelleybees.com


Just for Kids

Bee-aMazed Children’s Garden
Activities from Longwood Gardens, including printable activity sheet and coloring pages (at the bottom).
www.longwoodgardens.org/BeeAmazed.html

Bee Buzz for Kids
Includes bee games, puzzles, the anatomy of the honeybee, and more!
www.cyberbee.net/kids/beebuzz.html

Honey Month Ecards from 123Greetings.com

Search for “honey month.”
www.123greetings.com

Tales from the Hive – Nova
Discover how bees communicate, and learn the physical and social structure of the hive. View QuickTime movies of bees dancing, read how Nova filmed bees mating in flight.
www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bees


Local and State Beekeepers Associations

Local

Alamance County Beekeepers Association
alamancebeekeepers.org

Forsyth County Beekeepers Association
www.forsythbeekeepers.org

Guilford County Beekeepers Association
www.guilfordbeekeepers.org

Orange County Beekeepers Association
www.theocba.org

Wake County Beekeepers Association
www.wakecountybeekeepers.org

 

State

North Carolina State Beekeepers Association
www.ncbeekeepers.org

South Carolina Beekeepers Association
www.scstatebeekeepers.org

Tennessee Beekeepers Association

www.tnbeekeepers.org

Virginia State Beekeepers Association
www.virginiabeekeepers.org

Recipes

Alicia’s Recipes – Honey Recipes
www.aliciasrecipes.com/honey-recipes/default.htm

Burleson’s Pure Honey – Honey Recipes
www.burlesons-honey.com/tabid/113/ctl/DailyMessageSitemap/mid/633/default.aspx

Golden Blossom Honey – Recipes
www.goldenblossomhoney.com/recipes_landing.php

Honey Association – Recipes
www.honeyassociation.com/recepies2.htm

Honey Hill Farm – Honey Recipes
www.honeyhillfarm.com/trivia.htm