Recommendations for your apiary in December:
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
On November 3, 2023, the Southwest Small Farmer Network held our fall meeting at Circle C Farm in Hendry County, FL. The focus of the meeting was to highlight Circle C’s new on-farm store, learn about pasture management, connect producers, ... READ MORE
Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS.
Desde el 2016, un número creciente de profesionales de University of Florida han unido esfuerzos para mejorar el acceso ... READ MORE
Death by water intake is a real thing. There are documented cases where people have died from drinking too much water, which is called water intoxication, either because of coercion or drug-induced excess thirst. Mama always said that too much ... READ MORE
Forage production in intensively managed grasslands often requires continuous use of inorganic nitrogen fertilizers. This can be harmful to the environment. Scientists in the UF/IFAS Department of Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences (SWES) studied ... READ MORE
The 2023 Farm City Banquet was held on Tuesday, November 14th, at Rivertown Community Church. The annual celebration is organized by the Jackson County Agriculture Coalition, which is not a formal entity, but simply a cooperative effort of ... READ MORE
"It isn't what you do, but how you do it."
—John Wooden, Hall of Fame basketball coach
Last time we talked about some of the thousands of different products, the "what" you can produce on a farm, from livestock to bees and fish, from trees ... READ MORE
November 17, 2023 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm
The Volusia County Farm Tour has been a popular fall tradition since 1981. The agriculture industry is the silent engine of the Volusia County economy where local farmers create jobs, feed families ... READ MORE
Beekeepers must have good management practices within their apiaries to succeed. One of these practices is splitting their hives when necessary to avoid the loss of bees through swarming.
What is swarming?
Swarming is a natural ... READ MORE
Los apicultores deben tener buenas prácticas de manejo dentro de sus apiarios para tener éxito. Una de estas prácticas es dividir sus colmenas cuando sea necesario para evitar la pérdida de abejas por enjambre.
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