2021 Spring Virtual Bee College – Four Saturdays in March

2021 Spring Virtual Bee College – Four Saturdays in March

Join the UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory for the 2021 Spring Virtual UF/IFAS Bee College the four Saturday mornings in March (6,13,20,27). – Description Join the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS)...
The Business of Pollination

The Business of Pollination

Florida is home to some of the finest honey produced on planet earth. There’s no doubt this sweet delight is a major commodity for the state, but the benefits of the honey bee stretch much further. Florida ranks third behind the Dakotas in yearly honey production,...
Friday Feature:  Honey & Its Benefits

Friday Feature: Honey & Its Benefits

This week’s featured video, entitled Honey & Its Benefits, was published by University of Georgia Extension.  Keith Fielder, County Extension Coordinator for Putnam County, provides an overview of honey, its uses and properties, interesting facts about how...
Fall Cover Crop Mixes – A Working Piece of Art

Fall Cover Crop Mixes – A Working Piece of Art

Throughout the Southeast, anyone driving in the countryside will come across beautiful green fields planted with cover crops in cash crop fields or in pastures used for livestock grazing.  Often, a single species is planted, but some growers uses mixes in their...
UF Apprentice Beekeeper Training Now Available Online

UF Apprentice Beekeeper Training Now Available Online

Samantha Murray, UF/IFAS Communications Public Relations Specialist Bee lovers can now start their journey to becoming Master Beekeepers through a new online training program from the UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Lab. “The number of people keeping bees in...