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Utah Beekeepers' Association

As Currently Organized since 1892, but Serving and Representing Utah's Beekeepers Since the Early 1860's



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QUEEN REARING AND BEE BREEDING 
Backyard Queen Rearing 
Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders AssociationBee Varieties
Breeding and Genetics of Honey BeesCell Plug Boxes for Raiding Queens (Nicot and Jenter)
Cloake Board Method of Raising QueensCloake Board Method of Queen Rearing
Cloake Board Queen RearingDave Cushman's Beekeeping and Bee Breeding
Domesticated vs Feral BeesDrone Congregation Areas
Drone Saturation for Small-Scale OperationsEffective Queen Introduction
Finding QueensHoney Bee Breeding, Genetics, & Physiology (USDA, ARS)
Joe Lewis Queen rearing Calendar WheelMel Disselkoen OTS Queen Rearing
Nicot Queen-Rearing SystemNicot System
Push-In Cage for Queen IntroductionQueen Cages
Queen Catching and MarkingQueen Introductions
Queen ManualQueen-Marking Colors
Queen MathQueen-Rearing App for Android
Queen Rearing by Michael BushQueen-Rearing Calendar (BeeYard)
Queen-Rearing Calendar (BeeYard)Queen-Rearing Calendar (Chitwood)
Queen-Rearing Calendar (Jason Chrisman)Queen-Rearing Calendar (Nicot)
Queen-Rearing Calendar (Ohio Beekeepers)Queen-Rearing Calendar Wheel
 Queen Rearing: How to Raise a Few Good Queens
Queen Rearing (Jenter Cell-Plug Method)Queen-Rearing Time Table
Queens for Pennies by Randy OliverQueens for Sale
Raising Queen Cells Without Grafting - Cut Cell MethodRearing Queens Via The Cloake Board Method
Rocky Mountain Survivor Queen Bee CoopSelection of Varroa-Tolerant Honey Bees Using Drone-Breeding Worker Bees
Simple Queen RearingSmall-Scale Queen Rearing
Testing for Hygienic BehaviorThere are queen cells in my hive – what should I do?
Using the Cloake Board Method to Raise QueensWhy Rear Your Own Queens?
  
PACKAGES AND NUCS 
Care and Installation of Package BeesInstalling Packaged Bees
Installing Packaged BeesMaximizing Wax Production on New Equipment
Nucleus Hives (Nucs)Package Bees for Sale
Package Installation Mistakes
 
  
SWARMS, SPLITS, CUT-OUTS, AND TRAP-OUTS 
Artificial SwarmsArtificial Swarms
Bee Removal MethodsHogan Bee Trap
How to Hive a Swarm of HoneybeesMaking Splits using a Double Screen Board
Swarm Control (UK)Swarming
Swarm ManagementSwarm Patrol
Swarm PreventionSwarm Prevention
Swarm Prevention TipsTaking and Hiving a Swarm
  
HARVESTING 
Beeswax RenderingChemistry of Honey
Extracting HoneyExtracting Room Cleanup
ExtractorsHoney Facts
Honey Composition and PropertiesHoney Labeling
PropolisReal or Fake Honey? How to Tell the Difference
Utah Area Honey 
  
BEE AND FLOWER BIOLOGY 
Bee Life CycleBee Pheromones
Bees Drink with Expandable Mop TonguesBiology of the Colony
Facts about HoneybeesFlowering Plants
Flowers and BeesForage Species in the State of Utah
Fun Facts about Honey Bees, Hives and HoneyHoney Bee Biology
Honey Bee FactsHow do Bees Make Honey?
Introduction to Bee BiologyLife of the Honeybee
Life Cycle of the Honey BeeLife Cycle of the Varroa Mite
Understanding Bee Anatomy 
  
FEEDING 
Boardman Feeder and Stimulative FeedingCompleteBee
Considerations in Selecting Sugars for Feeding to Honey BeesDiet Effects on Honeybee Immunocompetence
Feeding BeesFeeding Bees
Feeding Pollen and SubstitutesHoneybee Feeder Comparison
Honey Bee Nutrition and Supplemental FeedingLab Comparison of Various Sugars as Maintenance Food for Caged Honey Bees
Selecting Sugars for Feeding to Honey BeesSupplemental Feeding of Honey Bee Colonies
Winter Feeding with Candy BoardsZipLock Baggie Feeder
  
BEE LABS 
Bee Lab (Baton Rouge)Bee Lab (Beltsville)
Bee Lab (Logan)Bee Lab (Logan)
Bee Lab (Minnesota)Bee Lab (Tucson)
Carl Hayden Bee Research CenterDyce Laboratory for Honey Bee Research
  
SEASONAL BEE MANAGEMENT 
A Beekeeper's YearBeekeeper's Calendar
Beekeeper's CalendarBeekeeper's Year
Beekeeping from Flowers to HarvestingBeekeeping Through the Seasons
Electric Heating of Honey Bee HivesGlobal Beekeeping Calendar
Preparing for WinterPreparing for Winter
Seasonal Cycle of Activities in Honey Bee ColoniesSpring Checklist: Potential Reasons for Colony Loss
Spring StartupThermology of Wintering Honey Bee Colonies
Winterizing BeesWinterizing Bees: A Checklist
Winterizing Your Top Bar Hive for the Colder Months