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2022 A Very Strange Rainy Season

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September 28, 2022

Or why average rainfall records do not fully relay the ups and downs of rainy season (nor dry season). As I sit writing this blog we are soaked in rain from a brush with Ian. This rainfall event and the past 10 days of rainy weather have ... READ MORE

Category: , Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Natural Resources, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Climate Change, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Homestead, South Florida, UF/IFAS Extension

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife, Work & Life
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

Swarming: The Natural Reproductive Process of a Honey Bee Colony

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March 9, 2022

One of the world's most prolific species of pollinators, the honey bee, is arguably the most important insect species known to mankind​. However, despite their immeasurable importance in the role of food production, they often have a negative ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Agriculture, Bee, Bee Info, Beekeeping, Bees, Colonies, Colony, Hive, Hives, Honey, Honey Bee, Livestock, Nectar, Organism, Pollen, Pollinators, Reproduction, Spring, Swarm, Swarming, Swarms

New FWC draft rule will allow for harvest of Goliath grouper


October 8, 2021

By Ana Zangroniz and Angela Collins, Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent, Manatee County The October 6th meeting of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) ended with a new draft proposed rule: the permission for a limited harvest ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: #fishing, #fishingregulations, #goliathgrouper, Conservation, Fwc

What Effects do Forest Fires have on the Storage of Carbon?

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August 26, 2021

The other day I was enjoying a nice breakfast, when I saw a man sitting next to me with his bicycle. Of course, my wife started talking with him! It turns out that he is a professor from Columbia, NY who, as far as I could understood, teaches ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Carbon Storage, Climate Change, Fires, Forest, Trees

Edible Gardening August Updates for School Gardens

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August 20, 2021

The new school year has begun for students attending Miami Dade County Public Schools. Teachers and students will soon have a chance to look at last year’s school gardens. What will they find? Most likely these school gardens are in disarray, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Edible Gardening, Florida Friendly Edibles, Plant For Pollinators Too!, Rainy Season, South Florida Edible Gardening, Water Saving Veggies

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