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Florida Beekeeping Management Calendar: January


January 1, 2024

Recommendations for your Florida apiary in January: 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 ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beekeeping, Beekeeping Calendar, Bees, Entomology, Honey Bees, Honeybee, Insects, Management Calendar, Pest Management, UF/IFAS, UFHoneyBee, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

Beekeeping Management Calendar: December


November 30, 2023

Recommendations for your apiary in December: 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. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beekeeping, Beekeeping Calendar, Bees, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honeybee, Management Calendar, Pest, Pest Management, Pests, UF/IFAS, UFBugs, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

Weed of the Month: Black medic

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November 20, 2023

Found throughout the US, Black medic is a summer annual or perennial broad leaf weed depending on where you live. Often mistaken for Wood sorrel, its yellow flowers look very different than Wood sorrel's blooms. Black medic produces small, bright ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
deformed wing virus and Varroa on honey bees

What’s Up With the Newly Registered Amitraz Flash-Treatment in Florida?


October 9, 2023

Varroa destructor is no stranger to beekeepers around the world. In August 2023, a product (Amiflex) representing a new formulation of amitraz was registered in many states the United States, including Florida. After receiving many questions ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Amitraz, Beekeeping, Bees, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honeybee, Integrated Pest Management, Invasive, New Product, Pest, Pest Management, UF/IFAS, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension, Varroa

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