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Web Sites:

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Virginia Department Of Forestry

Beekeeping Magazines:

Beekeeping Equipment suppliers:

Other helpful websites:

Creating a Wildlife Habitat in Your Backyard


You will find a wide assortment of beekeeping books at the equipment suppliers' web sites and of course Amazon.   However Wicwas Press specializes in beekeepingbooks. Check them out at

Pamunkey Library - Honey Bee and Beekeeping related books:
Books available at the Pamunkey Regional Library

Some of Ashland Members' Favorite Books :

Garden Plants for Honey Bees by Peter Lindtner
Simple Smart Beekeeping by Kirsten S. Traynor & Michael J. Traynor


The Ashland Beekeepers Association (ABA) believes that information about products, services, publications, medications, and treatments should be made available to its members so they can make informed decisions for themselves.  As such:

ABA does not endorse, recommend, or make representations with respect to the services or products referenced on this site.