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Florida Beekeeping Management Calendar: May 2022


May 5, 2022

Recommendations for your apiary in May: 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, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #ufbugs, Beekeeping, Beekeeping Calendar, Bees, Biological Control, Bug, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honey Bees, Honeybee, Management Calendar, Pests, UF-IFAS, UFHoneyBee, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

Call for Submissions: 2022 UF IFAS 4-H Honey Bee Essay Competition


March 16, 2022

Attention, UF IFAS 4-H'ers! The UF IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory (UF HBREL) is currently accepting submissions in response to the 2022 American Beekeeping Federation Foundation 4-H competition call for entries. Since national ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Crops, Curriculum, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #ufbugs, 4-H, 4H, Beekeeping, Bees, Bug, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honey Bees, Honeybee, Insects, UF-IFAS, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension

Topic Tuesday: Types of Bees


February 2, 2021

Last blog, I talked about pollination and pollinator impact on crops grown throughout Florida. This blog, I am highlighting types of bees seen throughout Florida, both native and non-native. There are approximately 20,000 species of bees. There ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture
Tags: Africanized Honey Bee, Bees, Honey Bees, Native Bees, Pollinators, Suwannee County, Topic Tuesday, Types Of Bees, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

A New and Revised Resource: World Honey Bee Health.com


January 29, 2021

The Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory at the University of Florida (HBREL) is announcing the completion of a website and manuscript update of the global distribution of western honey bee (Apis mellifera) pathogens and pests. The ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Beekeeping, Bees, Bug, Educational Training, Entomology, Honey Bee, Honey Bees, Honeybee, Insects, Pest Management, UF-IFAS, UFHoneyBeeLab, UFIFASExtension, Varroa

Edible Bugs and Eating Insects


August 30, 2019

Insects may play a significant role in food security as the world’s population continues to grow as does the need for food. Eating insects is a hot topic and is beyond eating “ants- on- a -log” made with raisins, celery and peanut butter. ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, , Work & Life
Tags: Bees, Bugs, Cricket Muffins, Crickets, Culinary, Cultural Foods, Eating Insects, Edible Bugs, Entomophagy, Food, Food Allergy, Food Safety, Food Security, Global Food Security, Honey Bees, Insect Foods, Insects

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