Tag: bammerma

Beekeeper Management Calendar: MARCH

Recommendations for your apiary in March: This calendar is meant to be a reference point for management and is not comprehensive. The year-round Beekeeping Management Calendar can be found here: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in848  Additional resources: How to Quantify Nosema Spores Infection Rate in a… Read More

Beekeeper Management Calendar: FEBRUARY

Recommendations for your apiary in February: This calendar is meant to be a reference point for management and is not comprehensive. The year-round Beekeeping Management Calendar can be found here: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in848  Additional resources: The Benefits of Pollen to Honey Bees How to… Read More

Beekeeper Management Calendar: JANUARY

Recommendations for your apiary in January: This calendar is meant to be a reference point for management, and is not comprehensive. The year-round Beekeeping Management Calendar can be found here: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in848    For information on colony nutrition see “The Benefits of Pollen… Read More

New Year, new rule: A look at the FDA ruling on prescriptions for honey bees

Since December 2013 the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been phasing out the use of over-the-counter antibiotics used for food-producing animals. In an effort to reduce antibiotic resistance in harmful microbes, many livestock antibiotics now… Read More