2022 Beekeeping in the Panhandle Conference – May 6 & 7

2022 Beekeeping in the Panhandle Conference – May 6 & 7

  The University of Florida IFAS Extension and the Beekeeping in the Panhandle Working Group has once again teamed up to offer the 9th Annual Beekeeping in the Panhandle Conference on Friday, May 6th and Saturday, May 7th 2022, at the Washington County Ag Center,...
Friday Feature:  Celebrating Beekeeping – A Labor of Love

Friday Feature: Celebrating Beekeeping – A Labor of Love

This week’s featured video was published by the National Honey Board to make the general public aware of the benefits of the bee industry.  They did a great job creating this ag awareness video that shares the positive story of beekeeping.  This would be the...
The Pollinating Power of Bumble Bees

The Pollinating Power of Bumble Bees

  There are five social species of bumble bees (Bombus spp.) native to Florida, and each is an important pollinator throughout the state. European honeybees provide about 85 percent of our pollinating activity that is vital for supplying one-quarter to one-third...
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...