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Florida Beekeeping Management Calendar: April


March 25, 2024

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: #ufbugs, Beekeeping, Beekeeping Calendar, Bees, Bug, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honeybee, Insects, Management Calendar, Pest, Pest Management, PolliNATION, UF-IFAS, UFHoneyBee, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

Florida Beekeeping Management Calendar: March


March 5, 2024

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


January 1, 2024

Recommendations for your Florida apiary in January: 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 ... 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

For the Holiday Season, UF/IFAS Extension Offers a Bounty of Lifelong Learning

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December 8, 2023

The holidays are a very busy season for many of us. There are so many things to do together with family and friends, traditions to return to, new things to learn and alternatives to try. Here at UF/IFAS Extension, we’re devoted to the prospect ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Bark Beetles, Bee College, Beekeeping, Demonstration Gardens, Featured, Florida Foods, Healthy Eating, Holiday Travel, Holidays, Mosquitoes, Poinsettias, Purple Sweet Potatoes, UF IFAS Bookstore

Beekeeping Management Calendar: December


November 30, 2023

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

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

Florida Beekeeping: Tips For Splitting Hives

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October 20, 2023

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Florida_farms, Hive_splits, Honeybees, Polksmallfarms, Small Farms, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County
deformed wing virus and Varroa on honey bees

What’s Up With the Newly Registered Amitraz Flash-Treatment in Florida?


October 9, 2023

Varroa destructor is no stranger to beekeepers around the world. In August 2023, a product (Amiflex) representing a new formulation of amitraz was registered in many states the United States, including Florida. After receiving many questions ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Amitraz, Beekeeping, Bees, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honeybee, Integrated Pest Management, Invasive, New Product, Pest, Pest Management, UF-IFAS, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension, Varroa

Agentes Agrícolas Apoyan la Apicultura: Recursos Digitales en Español Sobre el Manejo de Abejas.

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September 14, 2023

Las abejas melíferas (“honey bees”) son de suma importancia para la agricultura. El 85% de todos los cultivos que consumimos son polinizados por las abejas melíferas. Existe mucha curiosidad por las abejas de parte del público general ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Abejas, Apicultura, Apiculture, Digitalresources, En Espanol, Español, Honeybees, Podcast, Polksmallfarms, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County

Florida Beekeeping Calendar: September


September 1, 2023

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: #ufbugs, Beekeeping, Beekeeping Calendar, Bees, Bug, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honey Bees, Honeybee, Management Calendar, Pest Management, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension, Varroa

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