Tag: UFHoneyBeeLab

Beekeeper Management Calendar: July

Recommendations for your apiary in July: 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: Tools for Varroa Management Varroa Sampling Methods (video) Bottling, Labeling, and Selling… Read More

Water sources for bees, not mosquitoes

This summer, keep your bees’ water source from becoming a breeding ground for mosquitoes. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) Best Management Requirements for beekeepers requires that managed honey bee colonies have access to a convenient… Read More

Beekeeper Management Calendar: June

Recommendations for your apiary in June: 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: Tools for Varroa Management Varroa Sampling Methods (video) Bottling,… Read More

Beekeeper Management Calendar: May

Recommendations for your apiary in May: 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: Swarm Control for Managed Beehives The Advantages of… Read More

Beekeeper Management Calendar: April

Recommendations for your apiary in April: 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: Swarm Control for Managed Beehives The Advantages of… Read More

Looking out for Nosema in spring colonies

A guide to quantifying the honey bee pathogen, Nosema, in colonies Regular subscribers to this blog may have noticed multiple mentions of Nosema in recent posts of the Beekeeping Management Calendar. These recommendations have highlighted the importance of monitoring and treating… Read More

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