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Florida Beekeeping Management Calendar: January 2021


January 6, 2021

Recommendations for your Florida apiary in January 2021: 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) The ... READ MORE

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

Beekeeping Management Calendar: December 2020


December 1, 2020

Recommendations for your apiary in December 2020: 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, ... 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
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

Research Update: Anatolian & Arabian Honey Bees


July 17, 2020

The UF/IFAS Honey Bee Laboratory has collaborated on research that led to two 2020 publications on different honey bee subspecies. Below are summaries of the research and links to the full publications. Apis mellifera anatoliaca - the Anatolian ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Honey Bee, Honeybee, Insects, Pest Profile, Research Update, UF/IFAS, UFBugs, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

Research update: Varroa Control


June 12, 2020

The UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory conducted research projects that led to two 2020 publications on Varroa destructor. Below are summaries of the research as well as links to the full publications. Rearing Varroa destructor ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Bug, Entomology, Insects, Pest, Pest Management, Pest Profile, UFBugs, UFHoneyBeeLab

Research update: Varroa Control


June 12, 2020

The UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory conducted research projects that led to two 2020 publications on Varroa destructor. Below are summaries of the research as well as links to the full publications. Rearing Varroa destructor ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Bug, Entomology, Insects, Pest, Pest Management, Pest Profile, UFBugs, UFHoneyBeeLab
honey bee toxicology research

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
Apis mellifera

5 Beekeeping Things To Do While Stuck At Home During Coronavirus (COVID-19)


March 23, 2020

Many of us are transitioning to being at home during the Coronavirus. Social distancing is more important than ever. But that doesn’t mean you can’t keep yourself busy! Maybe you’re looking for a new hobby and wanting to learn something ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Beekeeping, Honey Bee, Honey Bees, UF/IFAS, UFBugs, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

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