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Honey Bee colonies flooded from Hurricane Ian

FAQs: Hurricane Ian impacts to beekeeping

October 6, 2022

Honey bees not only create an agricultural product, they help facilitate the Florida agriculture industry, pollinating crops and bolstering our food supply. When Hurricane Ian made landfall last week, many of the local colonies were devastated, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beekeeping, Damage Assessment, Economic Impact, Honey Bee Research And Extension Lab, Honey Bees, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Recovery

MEDIA ALERT: August 18 honey taste-testing event with UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie, partners, to commemorate World Honey Bee Day

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August 11, 2022

WHAT: On August 18, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County will host a taste-testing of locally grown honey varieties direct from beekeepers. Honey tastings will be available while supplies last from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Examples of honey available ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Food Is Our Middle Name, Honey Bee Research And Extension Lab, Honey Bees, National Honey Bee Day, Pollinators, Treasure Coast Beekeepers Association, UF/IFAS Extension Highlands County, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, UFIFASExtension, World Honey Bee Day

What’s the Buzz on Bees?

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June 24, 2021

Florida is known for many of its “Fresh from Florida” commodities such as citrus, tomatoes, blueberries, strawberries, watermelons, beans, and sweet corn, but what role do honey bees play in the production of these crops? Did you know that ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Amy Vu, Bee, Brett Bultemeier, Honey Bee, Honey Bee Research And Extension Lab, Integrated Pest Management, Jamie Ellis, Pest Management, Pesticide Information Office, Pesticides, Pollinator Protection, Pollinator Week Cross Pollination, Pollinators, Sylvia Willis, UF Honey Bee Lab
awards and recognitions

Jamie Ellis, director of UF/IFAS honey bee lab, wins national Excellence in Extension award

October 12, 2020

Recognizing visionary leadership and diversity in educational programming, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), Cooperative Extension, and the Association of Public and Land-grant ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Honey Bee Research And Extension Lab, Jamie Ellis, News, Nick Place, Nifa

UF/IFAS expands Bee College to South Florida, including courses in Spanish

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July 8, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida will host the first Bee College for South Florida this summer in Fort Lauderdale. The event is coming to South Florida to meet demand there and will also feature courses taught in Spanish. Event ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bee College, Davie, Entomology And Nematology, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Honey Bee Research And Extension Lab, Honeybee, Honeybees, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jeanette Klopchin, South Florida, University Of Florida

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