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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

IPM Working Group Hosts Multi-State Workshop on Invasive Mosquitoes


February 4, 2022

BEACONS: Shedding Light on Invasive Mosquitoes in Southern Region USA On Monday January 24th 2022, the Mosquito BEACONS Working Group hosted a workshop on invasive mosquito bionomics and data management. We brought graduate students, mosquito ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Invasive, Mosquito, Mosquito BEACONS, SIPMC, UFIFASExtension

Mosquito surveillance and control capacity in the South: Are we prepared for the next invasive species?


February 1, 2022

Mosquito BEACONS Surveyed Mosquito Control and Public Health Programs in the Southern Region USA We sent a survey to hundreds of mosquito control and public health programs across the southern region USA. We are interested in capturing information ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Integrated Pest Management, Invasive, Mosquito, Mosquito BEACONS, UFIFASExtension

Invasive Species Working Group Meets to Discuss Priority Areas in Research and Extension


February 1, 2022

The mosquito BEACONS working group reconvened on 27 August 2021. During our last meeting, stakeholders identified 10 critically important topics in research and Extension. Thereafter, stakeholders were asked to rank these topics. To learn more ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Integrated Pest Management, Invasive, Mosquito, Mosquito BEACONS, SIPMC, 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

Inaugural Meeting of the Mosquito BEACONS Working Group


December 27, 2021

The mosquito BEACONS working group – a multidisciplinary and multi-state group founded by UF/IFAS researchers and mosquito control – met for the first time virtually on April 28th 2021. The group brought together a diverse pool of stakeholders ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Integrated Pest Management, Invasive, Mosquito, Mosquito BEACONS, Research, 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

Research Update: Detection of Lotmaria passim, Crithidia mellificae and Replicative Forms of Deformed Wing Virus and Kashmir Bee Virus in the Small Hive Beetle (Aethina tumida)


November 24, 2021

Members of the UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory conducted a research project that led to a publication on small hive beetles and their ability to transmit honey bee pathogens. Below is a summary of the research as well as ... READ MORE

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

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