Helpful Apiary Links

​​​​​​​​Swarm Removal Services
Wisconsin Honey Producers Association Member Services, category search "swarm removal"
Bee Removal Source - Wisconsin
Bothered by Bees or Wasps? - UM Bee Lab reference

Honey Bee Health Coalition​
Almost 40 organizations and agencies from across food, agriculture, government, and conservation formed this Coalition with the goal of reversing recent declines in honey bee health and ensuring the long-term health of honey bees and other pollinators.  Excellent resources on Varroa mite management and

Bee Informed Partnership
An extension project trying to decrease winter mortality of managed honey bee colonies by using beekeepers' real world experiences

BeeCheck (DriftWatch)
A voluntary communication tool that enables beekeepers and pesticide applicators to work together to protect apiaries through use of the BeeCheck mapping program. It is not a substitute for any state regulatory requirements.

Honey Bee Veterinary Consortium
Starting in January 2017, if a beekeeper needs to give their honey bees antibiotics then they will need to have a prescription or feed directive from a veterinarian. Find a Veterinarian here.

Wisconsin Honey Producers Association
Organized in 1864 by Wisconsin beekeepers. The association links commercial and hobby honey producers as well as promoting the use of honey and hive products and supporting scientific research related to beekeeping and honey production.

National Honey Board
The Board conducts research, advertising and promotions to help maintain and expand domestic and foreign markets for honey.

Cooperative Pest Survey Bulletin
The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection provides current information about plant pests and diseases, plus other insect-related information.

American Honey Producers Association
Dedicated to promoting the common interests and general welfare of the American honey producer. Newsletter, convention, producer information.

American Beekeeping Federation
A national association that acts on behalf of the beekeeping industry. Newsletter, convention, American Honey Queen program.

Apiary Inspection Services of North America
A non-profit organization established to promote better beekeeping conditions in North America.

Mid-Atlantic Apiculture Research and Extension Consortium (MAAREC)
MAAREC is a regional group focused on addressing the pest management crisis facing the beekeeping industry in the Mid-Atlantic Region but their research and information may be beneficial to all beekeepers.

University of Minnesota Bee Lab
Provides beekeeping courses, a how-to video series, research database, and more.

The Xerces Society
International, nonprofit organization that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat.

Pollinator Partnership
The largest non-profit organization in the world dedicated exclusively to the protection and promotion of pollinators and their ecosystems.​​