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A short list of website links that we like:  

Honeybee Swarms in Kansas Kansas State University Swarm Contact List

Dynamic Queen Rearing Calendar provided by the East-Central PA "Susquehanna Valley Beekeepers" 
American Beekeeping Federation (ABF Link)  Your national beekeeping organization...

A comprehensive, condensed source on the varroa mite published by Bayer

Almost everything about Bees & Beekeeping  Bad Beekeeping
A great guide to beekeeping from the NE part of the USA Mid-Atlantic Apiculture Research & Extension Consortium or MAAREC
Bee & Honey Information (German)  Honigbienen
Propolis Information (German)  Propolis
A great FAQ source for new beekeepers from our Kentucky friends  Kelley Bees
Our Home State Association in Kansas  Kansas Honey Producers Association
Our Neighbors to our East of KS/MO State Line  Midwestern Beekeepers Association 
Missouri's  State Association  Missouri State Beekeepers Association
Go Cats!  Kansas State University Research and Extension
Go Jayawks! Our Own Dr. Chip Taylor's Passion  Monarch Watch!
Discover the Natural Wonders of Honey  National Honey Board
Soapers! Our favorite source for essential oils in beeswax soap-making  Majestic Mountain Sage
Support Clover  Clover Seed Information
Books! The Best in Selection for Quality Books on Beekeeping  Wicwas Press

Librarian Recommendations to explore: 
Your 2019 Librarian Officer has has recommended to the board these informative links: 

February 2019

  1. Northwest New Jersey Beekeepers' Association "Alcohol Wash for Mite Control -YouTube" from Oct. 24, 2015

  2. "Randy Oliver Mite Wash and Hive Inspection -YouTube" from September 7, 2014

  3. Speckman Honey Farm Videos 

    1. Sugar Roll to check for Mite Levels as demonstrated by Tom Chester. (website)

  1. 2019 January 2019, 2nd Edition, Varroa Guide - (.pdf download 4.3MB)

​​         *Veto-Pharma is the maker of ApiLifeVar, which is available from Mannlake ( Api Life Var - 10 pack (Contains 20 Wafers) An alternative product for Varroa treatment. Up to 95% efficacy, most effective when the temperature range is 65°- 95° F (18° - 35° C).

Individual members' beekeeping websites
Please Contact Us to have your site added. *    (*member of NEKBA, KHPA, or MidwesternBA)

Cecil Sweeney & Joli Winer, Spring Hill, KS  (business website)

Robert Burns, Shawnee Mission, KS  (hobby website)

John & Beverly Speckman, Shawnee, KS (business website)

Chad Gilliland, Leavenworth, KS (business website,  FB)

National Beekeeping Supply Dealers
Betterbee "Partners in Beekeeping"   Greenwich, NY  (FB
Dadant & Sons    Hamilton, IL & Branches  (FB)
Glorybee Beekeeping & Foods  Eugene, OR  (FB)
Mann Lake     Hackensack, MN & Branches  (FB
Rossman Apiaries, Moultrie, GA    (FB)  
Walter T. Kelley Co     Clarkson, KY  (FB)

LINKS ... we like

Do you have a link that you'd like to see added?  Please email your suggestion! 

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