Protective Ventilated Jackets for Beekeeping

Joan L. Mahoney
State Apiculturist
Division of Plant Industry
NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets

New York State Hive Registration:

Local Betterbee Supplier:
Bottom of the Barrel
1736 Mt. Hope Ave.
Oneida, NY 13421
Visit: for more information!

New York State Bee Inspector Contact Information:
518-457-2087 or

Removing Your Swarms | Pollinator Network @ Cornell

Cornell’s Dyce Lab of Apicultural Studies:
​Please visit:

The Dyce Lab hosts a Beekeepers Help Line that addresses questions via email.:
Among other projects hosted by the Dyce Lab:
The 2nd annual queen rearing workshop.
Comprehensive Master Beekeeper Certificate Program.
Dichotomous Key for Diagnosis of Winter Deadout Colonies
Nuisance Wasps and Bees – 5.525 – Extension
Active participation with the Pollinator Network at Cornell.

Presentations & Handouts
Mythbusters Varroa
Wasp and Bee Management
4H Welcome to the Hive Book
General Beekeeping Information: CCE Bulletin 90

NY Bee Wellness
CNY Beekeeper School
Bee Culture
American Bee Journal
Beemasters International Beekeeping Forum
Beesource Beekeeping Forum
Organic Beekeepers Discussion Group
New York Bee Wellness Workshops
NASA’s Honey Bee Project
Northeast Beginning Farmers Project
Record Keeping
Randy Oliver
Mite Testing
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Honey Labels
NYS Bear Law
NYS Tax Farm Exempt Form