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The Beekeeper's Lament

"It's a rare season that ends as it begins," says John Miller, whose beekeeping business is featured in Hannah Nordhaus' new book. In this article that I wrote for the Wisconsin Honey Producers Association (in my monthly column as president), I share my thoughts on this book, which I find myself reading repeatedly: The Beekeeper's Lament – How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America. It is an enjoyable read for people inside and outside the beekeeping community, and it is also a far more relevant book than some these days, reflecting the many changes in beekeeping over the last 20 years.  Read more