Bee Migration

Welcome to Hackenberg Apiaries

About Hackenberg Apiaries

David Hackenberg began keeping bees as a FFA project in 1962 at Mifflinburg Area High School. By the time he had graduated high school he had already started his own business maintaining several hundred hives. Over time he had built his business to include 3000 bee colonies but in 2006 lost 80% of the hives due to CCD (Colony Collapse Disorder). He and his son David R. now run Hackenberg Apiaries with 2400 active bee colonies.

After serving as the president of the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association, the American Beekeeping Federation and as a member of the National Honey Board, Dave presently holds the position of chairman of the Honey Bee Health Advisory Board.

David is married to Linda and together they have four children with families of their own: David R. and his wife Beth, Kevin and his wife Meg, Jeanne and her husband George, and Betsy and her husband Gary. The Hackenberg family also includes six grandchildren, Joseph, Justin, Jonathan, Jordan, Asher and Jake.

Hackenberg Apiaries is involved in the areas of pollination, trucking, honey production and education in the beekeeping industry. David's life's work contributes to the overall pollination of six states: Florida, California, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Maine and New York.

Pollination Page

See how Hackenberg Apiaries transports their valuable bee hives. Click the button below.

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Trucking Page

Hackenberg Apiaries is a licensed trucking and shipping company, and works hard to maintain their equipment as well as their driving record. Click the button for more information.

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Products Page

Carefully crafted and delicious products straight from our apiary. All of our products originate from our own bees. Click the button for a list of the current available products.

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