Beekeeping Equipment Suppliers: Please note supplier prices are subject to change.
777 Apiary (Skipper Luttrell) (Lawrenceburg) 931-629-2554 firstname.lastname@example.org
See Skippers price sheet & catalogs at bottom of page. Skipper is usually in Lewisburg Monday-Friday.
Chris Theiler (Columbia) : Chris sells top bar hives, comfort hives and queens. Visit his website https://thegardenapiary.com or contact him at email@example.com / 615-686-8251
Sweeney Hill Farm ( Columbia) : Queens, Medium & Deep Nucs: https://sweeneyhillfarm.com/store/
Made in USA Bee Suit & Jacket, Ultra Breeze: https://www.ultrabreezesuits.com/
Maple Bend Bee Supply, Lascassas, TN 931-670-6862 https://maplebendbees.com
Midway Bee Supply (Amish in Etheridge) Price sheet at bottom of page.
Jason Dodson: Honey bottles, jars, & lids. Located in Columbia 931-698-4959.
Dadant and Son’s: http://www.dadant.com/
Mann Lake: http://www.mannlakeltd.com/
Rossman Apiaries: http://www.gabees.com/
Green Bee: http://www.greenbeehives.com
Wolf Creek Apiaries: http://www.wolfcreekbees.com
Pigeon Mountain Trading Company: http://www.pigeonmountaintrading.com
Blue Sky Bee Supply: https://www.blueskybeesupply.com
Beeline Apiaries & Woodenware: www.beelinewoodenware.com
Miller Bee Supply www.millerbeesupply.com
Western Bee Supplies Inc.: www.westernbee.com
Honey Bee Veterinary Consortium www.hbvc.org
Kent Williams Sugar Patty & Clarence Collison Pollen Patty Recipe at bottom of page.
Reliable YouTube videos to search: Dr. Samuel Ramsey, Kent Williams, Joel White, Kamon Reynolds, JC's Bees, Randy Oliver, Dr. Clarence Collison, Bob Bennie, Bearded Bee Works (Josh Hager). Duck River Honey (Nathan Coleman)
Local/State Clubs :
Nashville Area Beekeepers Association http://www.nashbee.org/
Beekeepers of Middle Tennessee http://www.hivetool.com/bmt/
Columbia Area Beekeepers Association http://columbiaareabeekeepers.com/
Tennessee Beekeepers Association http://www.tnbeekeepers.org/
Duck River Association No Website
Tennessee Department of Agriculture - Apiary Section: https://www.tn.gov/agriculture/businesses/bees/state-apiarist.html
The TN Apiary Act of 1995 can be viewed at the bottom of the page.
Please register your Apiary. It's free, quick, easy, protects you as a beekeeper and is required by TN law.
Click here to register your apiary: https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/394b1009bf504d248752621bb3b60adc
TN Dept. of Revenue Application for the Agriculture Sales & Use Tax Exemption: https://www.tn.gov/content/dam/tn/agriculture/documents/agadvancement/Ag-Use-Exemption.pdf
Tennessee Agriculture Enhancement Program: https://www.tn.gov/agriculture/farms/taep.html
University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture Entomology & Plant Pathology: https://epp.tennessee.edu/masterbee
UT Master Beekeeping Program (TN MBP)
REGISTER HERE: tiny.utk.edu/mbp_basic.
Please note that the online registration system is the ONLY way to register for the class – walk-in registrations will not be accepted. Carefully read through the registration page and thoroughly check the information you enter is correct – especially your email address.
Please fill out this INTEREST FORM to be informed of future class offerings. Advanced or additional classes may be offered if interest and schedules allow – no guarantees for 2022. Reminder: the Basic class is a prerequisite for the Advanced class.
American Bee Journal http://www.americanbeejournal.com/
Bee Culture http://www.beeculture.com/
Beesource Beekeping Forums http://www.beesource.com/
Beetight Software https://www.beetight.com/
Honey Bee Health Coalition: https://honeybeehealthcoalition.org
Keeping Backyard Bees https://www.keepingbackyardbees.com
Field Watch FieldWatch.com
Bee Informed Partnership beeinformed.org
Pollinator Partnership pollinator partnership.org
Pollinator Stewardship Council https://pollinatorstewardship.org