Florida Beekeeper Economic Contribution Survey

Florida Beekeeper Economic Contribution Survey

All beekeepers in Florida are invited to participate in a survey conducted by the UF/IFAS, Food and Resource Economics Department, and the Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory.  This survey is part of a project sponsored by the Florida State Beekeepers...
Spotlight: The Apalachee Beekeepers Association

Spotlight: The Apalachee Beekeepers Association

  Did you know that one-third of the food we eat in the US comes from crops pollinated by honeybees? Crops such as apples, almonds, broccoli, melons, and squash rely on honeybees for pollination, which adds more than $15 billion in added crop value. Additionally,...
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,...