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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

Florida Beekeeping Management Calendar: March 2022


February 28, 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, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beekeeping, Beekeeping Calendar, Bees, Bug, Honey Bee, Honey Bees, Honeybee, Pest, Pest Management, Pollination, UF, UFHoneyBee, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

Florida Beekeeping Management Calendar: January 2022


January 1, 2022

Recommendations for your Florida apiary in January 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 ... 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

Research Update: Thymol shows promise as a potential control for greater wax moths


December 9, 2021

Members of the UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory conducted a research project that led to a publication on the use of essential oils for the control of greater wax moths in honey bee colonies. Below is a summary of that research ... READ MORE

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

Research Update: Determining the Dose of Oxalic Acid Applied via Vaporization Needed for the Control of the Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) Pest Varroa destructor


December 9, 2021

Members of the UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory conducted a research project that led to a publication on determining the effective dose for oxalic acid (OA) vaporization in honey bee colonies. Below is a summary of ... READ MORE

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

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

Florida Beekeeping Calendar: July 2021


June 30, 2021

Management practices for your apiary in July:   This calendar is meant to be a reference point for management and is not comprehensive. Additional resources: Tools for Varroa Management Varroa Sampling Methods (video) Bottling, Labeling, ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beekeeping, Beekeeping Calendar, Bees, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honey Bees, Honeybee, Insects, Management Calendar, Pest, Pest Management, Pollination, UF/IFAS, UFBugs, UFHoneyBee, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension, Varroa

How Can a “Bee Box” Help Protect a Beehive?


June 24, 2021

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that when used according to the label, pesticides “Do not cause an unreasonable risk of harm to people or the environment”. All too often it is believed that pollinators (particularly ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Amy Vu, Brett Bultemeier, Educational Training, Honey Bee, Honey Bee Research And Extension Lab, Honey Bees, Honeybee, Insects, Integrated Pest Management, Jamie Ellis, Pest, Pest Management, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticides, Pests, Pollination, Pollinator Week Cross Pollination, Pollinators, Pollinatorweek, Sylvia Willis, Ufhbrel, UFHoneyBee, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

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