Dadant Package Bee Pickup Locations

Package Bee Mail Order Sources

The following is a list compiled of bee breeders that have advertised in the American Bee Journal as breeders that will SHIP bees. This listing does not imply endorsement of products or services by American Bee Journal or Dadant & Sons, Inc. Generally packaged bees can be booked after January 1st. Call breeders near January 1st for up-to-date information.


North Carolina




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Apiary Inspectors of America

The Apiary Inspectors of America is a non-profit organization established to promote better beekeeping conditions in North America. Members of the Association, consisting of State Apiarist, business representatives, and individual beekeepers, work collectively to establish more uniform and effective laws and methods for the suppression of honey bee diseases, as well as a mutual understanding and cooperation between apiary inspection officials. The AIA goal is to provide accurate and helpful information for the successful management of honey bees, while seeking new information and ideas in honey bee management and plant pollination.

Heartland Apicultural Society

Heartland Apicultural Society was founded in 2001 by Tom Webster (Researcher, Kentucky State University) Greg Hunt (Entomology, Purdue University), and Zachary Huang (Entomology, Michigan State University).

Western Apicultural Society

The Western Apicultural Society is a non-profit, educational, beekeeping organization founded in 1978 for the benefit and enjoyment of all beekeepers in western North America.

Eastern Apiculture Society

The Eastern Apicultural Society of North America, Inc. (EAS) is an international non-profit educational organization founded in 1955 for the promotion of bee culture, education of beekeepers, and excellence in bee research. EAS is the largest non-commercial beekeeping organization in the United States and one of the largest in the world.

United States Department of Agriculture

The USDA site contains information on honey prices and crop production and honey bee research. Once you are at the site do a search on honey to get to the information.

American Honey Producers Association

The American Honey Producers Association is an organization dedicated to promoting the common interest and general welfare of the American Honey Producer. There website serves to inform the public and other fellow beekeepers with current industry news, membership information, convention schedules, cooking tips, and contact information.

American Beekeeping Federation

The American Beekeeping Federation is a national organization with about 1,000 members that continually works in the interest of all beekeepers, large or small, and those associated with the industry to ensure the future of the honey bee.  Our members share a common interest to work toward better education and information for all segments of the industry in the hope of increasing our chances for survival in today’s competitive world.

National Honey Board

National Honey Board is a central point for information about honey. It has benefits of honey, recipes and technical information about honey.

National Honeybee Swarm Removal Directory

This list is intended to help homeowners and others find beekeepers in thier area who remove swarms.