How to Keep Bees and Sell Honey Author:Walter T. Kelley A comment from the author: "Feeling that there was an urgent need for an improved beginners' book with clear sharp pictures, showing just how each step is accomplished, I started collecting pictures and writing copy several years before publication of this book. I present this book to you in the hopes that it will enable you to start out on a fi... more »rm foundation of beekeeping without having to call on anyone for additional information.
Included also is a chapter on packing and marketing your honey crop as you should be able to produce much more honey than your family can use and it is important that you develop your local market if the is to be a paying proposition as we both hope it will be."« less
This is a vintage book (published 1976) but has many helpful and practical suggestions. Numerous drawings, with accompanying measurements, show how to construct bee hives. The author explains how to care for bees from the time you receive your package bees until your first harvest. Any individual with adequate desire would find the information invaluable.