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Tasks and Duties throughout the Life Cycle of a Worker Honey Bee

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August 22, 2022

Have you ever wondered where the saying, “busy like a bee” comes from? Well, it comes from the worker honey bee - known to be the most active bee of their species, Apis millifera, as they are faced with many different tasks and duties throughout ... READ MORE

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Tags: Acknowledge, Apis Mellifera, Bugs, Colonies, Colony, Cycle, Drones, Duties, Duty, Eggs, Honey, Honey Bee, Insects, Laying Workers, Life, Life Cycle, Nectar, Needs To Bee Protected, Pollen, PolliNATION, Pollinator, Pollinators, Queen, Save The Bees, Task, Tasks, Worked, Worker Honey Bee, Workers, Working

AI helps detect watermelon disease quickly, accurately

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July 18, 2022

If you savor a juicy watermelon in the scorching summer heat, Florida farmers toil to meet your tastes. The Sunshine State leads the nation in watermelon production. But, like all farmers, those who produce watermelons seek ways to control ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops
Tags: #aiatuf, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Detection, Disease, Downy Mildew, Drones, Machine Learning, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, Technology, Watermelon, Yiannis Ampatzidis
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EDIS Spotlight: Guide on Using Post-processing Software to Visualize UAV Data


December 3, 2019

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are a unique and useful tool in the agricultural industry. Commonly known as drones, UAVs are used to collect high-resolution data that is difficult for manned flights or satellite imagery, due to the low ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Drone, Drones, Edis, Engineering, Precision Agriculture, Research, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, UAVs, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Yiannis Ampatzidis

UF/IFAS Researchers: Robots May Run Future Farms

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February 13, 2019

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Agriculture, one of the world’s oldest vocations, is also one that continues to reinvent itself with new technology. From the introduction of the steel plow to automated tractors to modern fertilizer applications, technology ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management
Tags: Agricultultural And Biological Engineering, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Drones, Farming, Frank Asche, Future, Institute For Sustainable Food Systems, Robots, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Senthold Asseng, Technology

MREC Faculty Explore Using Small Unmanned Aerial Systems to Save Water


September 28, 2017

Whether for hobby photography or checking out slope conditions, the uses for small unmanned aerial systems, or sUAS-mounted cameras, are endless. But what about taking the many uses for sUAS-mounted technology and applying it to help conserve ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Camera, Central Florida Water Initiative, Drones, MREC, SUAS, Toho Water Authority, Water, Water Conservation

Taste of Florida Agriculture 2016


February 8, 2016

Tallahassee may have been windy and gray last Wednesday, but that didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of those attending this year’s Taste of Florida Agriculture. Taste of Florida is attended by many agricultural organizations from around the ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Adam Putnam, Agriculture Hot Topic, Drones, Florida Department Of Agriculture, Taste Of Florida Agriculture

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