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Florida Beekeeping Management Calendar: May 2022


May 5, 2022

Recommendations for your apiary in May: 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, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beekeeping, Beekeeping Calendar, Bees, Biological Control, Bug, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honey Bees, Honeybee, Management Calendar, Pests, UF/IFAS, UFBugs, UFHoneyBee, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

Florida Beekeeping Management Calendar: April 2022


March 31, 2022

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 ... READ MORE

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

Call for Submissions: 2022 UF IFAS 4-H Honey Bee Essay Competition


March 16, 2022

Attention, UF IFAS 4-H'ers! The UF IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory (UF HBREL) is currently accepting submissions in response to the 2022 American Beekeeping Federation Foundation 4-H competition call for entries. Since national ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Crops, Curriculum, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-h, 4h, Beekeeping, Bees, Bug, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honey Bees, Honeybee, Insects, UF/IFAS, UFBugs, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

Florida Beekeeping Management Calendar: August 2021


August 2, 2021

Honey beekeeping management practices for your Florida apiary in August: 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 ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beekeeping, Beekeeping Calendar, Bees, Bug, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honey Bees, Honeybee, Management Calendar, Pest Management, UF/IFAS, UFBugs, UFHoneyBee, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

Research Update: Following Pollen Substitute Patties in a Honey Bee Colony


July 13, 2021

The UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory conducted a research project that led to a publication on pollen substitutes. Below is a summary of the research as well as a link to the full publication. Purpose: The purpose of this ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Bug, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honey Bees, Honeybee, Pollination, Research Update, UF/IFAS, UFBugs, UFHoneyBee, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

A New and Revised Resource: World Honey Bee Health.com


January 29, 2021

The Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory at the University of Florida (HBREL) is announcing the completion of a website and manuscript update of the global distribution of western honey bee (Apis mellifera) pathogens and pests. The ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Bug, Educational Training, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honey Bees, Honeybee, Insects, Pest Management, UF/IFAS, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension, Varroa
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Why We Should All Thank the Bees on Thanksgiving Day


November 23, 2020

As temperatures drop and the leaves begin to fall, we are reminded that the holiday season is upon us yet again. From casseroles and salads, to side dishes and desserts, we have a lot on our heaping plates that we owe to honey bee pollination. ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Health, Honeybee, Pollination, UFBugs, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension
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Research Update: Honey Bees and Pesticides


May 15, 2020

The UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory (HBREL) collaborated on research that led to two 2019 publications on honey bees and pesticides. Below are summaries of the research as well as links to the full publications. More publications ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Crops, Entomology, Honeybee, Insects, Pest, Pest Management, Pesticides, Pests, Research Update, UFBugs, UFHoneyBeeLab

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic
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Research update: Honey Bee Nutrition


November 15, 2019

The UF/IFAS Honey Bee Lab has collaborated on research that has led to two publications related to honey bee nutrition in 2019. Below are summaries of the research and the links to their full publications. More publications from the UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bees, Honeybee, Pollination, UFBugs, UFHoneyBeeLab

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