Honey bee health and apiculture – Resources

Publications and other resources for Alberta beekeepers.

  • Honey bee pests and diseases 2023 guide cover - pink flowers
    Honey Bee Pests and Diseases

    This comprehensive guide helps beekeepers to identify and control honey bee diseases and pests.

    View the guide

  • The Beekeeper's Role: Caring for and Protecting Alberta's Honey Bees - handbook cover with person wearing protective gear holding tray of bees
    Alberta Farm Animal Care – Alberta beekeeper handbook

    The Alberta Beekeepers Education and Enhancement Program has developed a comprehensive handbook on the art of beekeeping.

    View the handbook

  • Image of the Bee Health app
    Bee Health app

    For Android and iPhone, this mobile app provides pictures, symptoms and other scientific information on honey bee diseases and pests.

    Download the app

  • Alberta Tech Transfer Program logo
    Alberta Tech Transfer Program

    The Alberta Beekeepers Commission, through its Technology Transfer Program (TTP), provides disease diagnostics, hive monitoring/sampling services, education and training to beekeepers in Alberta, bridging the gap between science and its practical application.

    Visit the website

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