For information on the programs offered by this organization and how to join, contact

7100 Connecticut Ave.
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Tel: (301) 961-2800

For career information and statistics on beekeeping, contact

2625 N. Loop Dr., Suite 2430, Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Tel: (866) 277-5567

The American Beekeeping Federation acts on behalf of the beekeeping industry on issues affecting the interests and the economic viability of the various sectors of the industry. The organization offers beginning beekeeping information, including a Beginning Beekeeping Toolkit, and provides links to local bee clubs. For more information, contact

3525 Piedmont Road, Building 5, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30305-1578
Tel: (404) 760-2875

The Back Yard Beekeepers Association is a national club that provides their membership with interesting and practical information about the "how-to's" of beekeeping. The club also provides the general public with educational programs about honeybees and the benefits of beekeeping in the community. Visit its Web site to locate a club near you.

For more information, contact

6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Tel: (888) 332-2668

The National Honey Board serves the honey industry by increasing demand for honey and honey products. Check out its Web site for information on the industry.

PO Box 2189
Longmont, CO 80502
Tel: (303) 776-2337