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Florida Beekeeping Calendar: September 2022


August 31, 2022

Management practices for your apiary in September: 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 ... READ MORE

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

Florida Beekeeping Management Calendar: August 2022


August 2, 2022

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 ... 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

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
virtual bee college

2021 Spring Virtual Bee College Registration is OPEN!


February 5, 2021

Join the UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory for the 2021 Spring Virtual UF/IFAS Bee College! Image Credit: Suzy Rodriguez, Department of Entomology and Nematology Description Join the University of Florida, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Food Safety, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beecollege, Beekeeper, Beekeeping, Beekeeping Calendar, Bees, BeeWorkshop, Cflandscapes, Educational Training, FloridaBeekeeping, GoGators, Panhandle Agriculture, Pest Management, Pests, Pollination, Research Update, UF, UF/IFAS, UFBugs, UFHoneyBee, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension, UniversityofFlorida, Varroa
Thanksgiving feast

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

Florida Beekeeping Calendar: September 2020


September 1, 2020

Management practices for your apiary in September: This calendar is meant to be a reference point for management and is not comprehensive. A yearly beekeeping management calendar can be found here Additional resources: Tools for Varroa ... READ MORE

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

Landscaping for Biodiversity


June 17, 2020

This is a guest post by Kendall Stacey, University of Florida graduate and current laboratory research technician in the Dale Lab. In a time when many people are staying home, gardening and landscaping has become an increasingly popular hobby. ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bees, Biodiversity, Biological Control, Birds, Butterflies, Entomology, Landscape, Native, Pest Management, UFBugs, UFIFASExtension

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