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Why Organic Beekeeping?
Posted By webeditor On October 6, 2010 @ 2:00 pm In Garden & Agriculture | Comments Disabled
Experienced and novice beekeepers alike will find much to learn in Ross Conrad’s  Natural Beekeeping.
Bees are essential to agriculture - and arguably, therefore, to our food system and basic survival- and the bad news is, their population is threatened worldwide due to pollution, pesticide resistence, and other factors. Enter organic beekeeping as a solution to maintaining healthy hives and revitalizing this invaluable pollinator.
In this excerpt from Natural Beekeeping, you’ll learn just why organic beekeeping practices are so important. Ross flips the script on traditional approaches by proposing a program of selective breeding and natural hive management, bringing together the best organic and natural techniques for keeping honey bees healthy and productive. Whether you are an experienced apiculturist looking for ideas to develop an integrated pest management approach or someone who wants to sell honey at a premium price, this is the book you’ve been waiting for.
The following is excerpted from  Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture by Ross Conrad.
 Natural Beekeeping Excerpt
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 Natural Beekeeping: http://www.chelseagreen.com/bookstore/item/natural_beekeeping
 Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture: http://www.chelseagreen.com/bookstore/item/natural_beekeeping:paperback
 Natural Beekeeping Excerpt: http://www.scribd.com/doc/38831459/Natural-Beekeeping-Excerpt