New revised expanded version. Author Ross Conrad has been haled by many beekeepers for his organic approaches to modern apiculture. Ross believes that many beekeeper disease and pest problems can be solved without using harmful chemicals. With news that some chemical honey bee disease and pest treatments are no longer working, Ross says, It's time for a new approach. Natural beekeeping offers an holistic, sensible alternative to conventional chemical practices by proposing a program of natural hive management. Softcover.