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  • Plant things that bees like
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  • Let your veggies bolt
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U of M Bee Lab

Free Bee Management Posters

Penn State Entomology

The Xerces Society

Carl Hayden Bee Research Center

Cornell University Master Beekeeping Program

American Beekeeping Federation

Minneapolis Bee Ordinance
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Model Beekeeping Ordinance
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St. Paul Bee Rules and Regulations
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St. Paul Bee Restrictions
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Minnesota Honey Queen Program

Gary Reuter’s Website

Minnesota Honey Labeling Requirements

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Minnesota Grown

MN Beekeeper Groups

Crow River Beekeepers Club
Hutchnson, MN

Lk Superior Beekeeping-Duluth
Theresa Koenig

Honey Bee Club of Stillwater
1875 Northwestern Ave. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Bob Sitko 651-436-7915
Meets 3rd Monday of every month at 6:30

MN Honey Producers Association
Conrad Leggatt,
10425 385th Street
St. Joseph, MN 56374

North Central Beekeepers Association
Terry P.,
Baxter, MN

Northeastern Minnesota Beekeeper
Bob Martin
Carlton, MN

Northern Plains Hobby Beekeepers
Mike Sharp,
11502 240th Street N
Hawley, MN 56549

South East MN Beekeepers Association
Marlys Jaxosf,
907 First Street SW
Rochester, MN

Todd County Area Beekeepers Association
Elizabeth Williams,
18332 CR 24
Bertha MN 56437

Tri County Beekeepers Association
Susan Beyer,
St. Cloud, MN

Northern Plains Hobby Beekeepers

Todd County Area Beekeepers Association
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In the News

Marla Spivak: Why bees are disappearing. Ted Talks. Sept. 17, 2013

U of M Propolis Research from the BBC

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Queen Bee of Local Chocolates

Counter intelligence: The W’s latest buzz [June 27, 2012]

The buzz: Urban beekeepers are a growing colony [June 23, 2009]

After slow start, beekeeping permits jump in Minneapolis
MN Public Radio, by Tom Weber [April 25, 2012]

More bees, please [June 20, 2012]

Resident: No Need to Legislate Beekeeping

‘Mother Bee’ Terry McDaniel Wins Nine State Fair Ribbons
Inver Grove Heights Patch, by Cheryl Anderson [Sept. 2, 2011]

The plight of the bees
MN Public Radio with Marla Spivak [April 25, 2012]

The economic value of honeybees [2009]


Honey bee club of Stillwater

What should I be doing with my bees this month?

Krosch Gardens

Bees Not Beads

Basswood Bees