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Florida Beekeeping Calendar: October 2021

Management practices for your apiary in October:

October beekeeping management calendar

This beekeeping calendar is a tool for all beekeepers in Florida, small scale to commercial operations. This calendar is meant to be a reference point for beekeeping management and is not comprehensive. The check-list can be used to identify management issues or concerns in the apiary. Understanding the plants blooming in your area can help to identify the nectar and pollen resources available to your bees. To learn more about honey bees and beekeeping management, visit www.ufhoneybee.com

A yearly beekeeping management calendar can be found here

Additional resources:

Tools for Varroa Management

Varroa Sampling Methods (video)

How to Quantify Nosema Spores Infection Rate in a Honey Bee Colony

Small Hive Beetle, Aethina tumida Murray (Insecta: Coleoptera: Nitidulidae)