For the love of Honey Becoming a Beekeeper wasn’t something I dreamed about my whole life. Beekeeping was never on my radar. When a friend suggested I consider beekeeping, I don’t remember jumping up and down and being… Read More
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Construction of the University of Florida Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory Building is nearly finished! Scheduled to open August 2018, the Bee Lab will be the premier honey bee research facility in… Read More
Recommendations for your apiary in May: This calendar is meant to be a reference point for management and is not comprehensive. Originally published May, 2017. Republished May, 2018.
Honey bee pollination increases fruit set and yields in many fruit, but not all. Blueberries are supposed to respond to increased pollinator activity with greater yields. Some fruit growers routinely bring in bee hives to increase pollination, but… Read More
The first Wednesday of every month, the Seminole County Beekeepers Association meets at the UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County Auditorium. The group shares lessons, stories, techniques, successes, struggles, and immense passion for keeping bees. Dennis Langlois, the Association founder… Read More