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Understanding Integrated Crop Pollination

As the world's dependence on pollinators increases, researchers from around the country work to develop practical strategies to ensure that our nation's crops are adequately pollinated. In a collaboration between nearly a dozen universities and institutions, including the University of Florida Honey Bee Research and Extension Lab, research on the newly-coined concept of "Integrated Crop Pollination" (ICP) spanned the last five years, at least

A Fond Farewell

Hello Florida Beekeepers! I wanted to extent a heart-felt thank you for your support and encouragement over the past few years. After six plus years as a graduate student in the UF Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory, I have completed my doctorate and taken a position as a honey bee researcher in New Zealand. My family and I moved to New Zealand at the beginning of January and I have started work at The New Zealand Institute for Plant

Beekeeper Management Calendar: February

Recommendations for your apiary in February: This calendar is meant to be a reference point for management and is not comprehensive. Additional resources: The Benefits of Pollen to Honey Bees How to Quantify Nosema Spores Infection