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Topic Tuesday: Bee Communication


April 6, 2021

Communication is the key to success of any team and honey bees are no exception. These social insects interact using smell, taste, sound, and touch. They communicate about food resources or even about potential nearby danger. These developed ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Bee Communication, Bees, Pheromones, Suwannee County, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Topic Tuesday: Bee Biology


March 2, 2021

Now that we know what pollinators are and types of bees found here in Florida, let's take a closer look at bee biology. Bees belong to the order of Hymenoptera, with ants and wasps. Bees can look like wasps but have more hair and thicker body ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture
Tags: Bee Anatomy, Bee Biology, Bee Parts, Bees, Suwannee County, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

A New Age of Farming with Soil Moisture Technology


July 20, 2018

Agricultural producers in the area have hit the ground running when it comes to implementing strategies that will help reduce water withdrawal from our aquifer. Soil moisture sensors are one of the most popular precision tools that have been ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Best Management Practices, Charles Barrett, NFREC Suwannee Valley, Precision Agriculture, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Conservation District, Suwannee River Water Management District

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