By Ross Conrad. Beekeepers today face new challenges in keeping bees alive and healthy. Until now there has been no holistic orientation in beekeeping. Ross Conrad offers up an alternative to chemical practices and delivers a program of natural hive management that produces naturally resistant, healthier hives. Both novices and neo-pros will receive tips on everything from genetics and breeding to pests and harvesting in Natural Beekeeping Organic Approaches to Modern Agriculture 1.9 x 20.3 x 25.4 cm, 240 pages.