- Scientific Beekeeping – Randy Oliver’s site. This is a very good, pragmatic resource for issues relevant to our climate and locale. He is up in Grass Valley, CA.
- California Master Beekeeper Program – through UC Davis.
- UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center
- Dadant list of resources
- Honey Bee Health Coalition
- “The Beekeepers Handbook, 4th Edition”, by Dianna Sammataro and Alphonse Avitabile.
- “Homegrown Honey Bees, An Absolute Beginners Guide”, by Aletha Morrison.
- Beekeeping for Beginners.
- The Beekeepers Bible: Bees, Honey, Recipes & Other Home Uses
- Beekeeping Dummies books on Amazon.
Where To Get Advice
- This document is written for beekeeping in South Santa Clara County, California. There are dates and resources specific to this area.
- This set of pages references your “hive” (singular), but there are many good reasons to start with two hives.