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Entomology and Nematology Department

Entomology and Nematology Department

Amy Vu

State Specialized Program Extension Agent – Apiculture

Amy Vu is the UF/IFAS State Specialized Program Extension Agent in Apiculture, where she oversees all Extension activities related to honey bees and beekeeping. She runs the University of Florida Master Beekeeper Program, the University of Florida Bee Colleges, UF IFAS Honey Bee Blog, speaker requests, media inquiries, the lab's social media pages, provides programming and support for UF/IFAS faculty and staff across the state, and is the co-host of the lab’s podcast “Two Bees in a Podcast”.

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Building 964
1881 Natural Area Dr.
Gainesville, FL 32611
(352) 273-3969

  • Extension
    • Program 1: Improving Honey Bee Health
    • Program 2: Providing Competency-Based Training for Trainers
    • Program 3: Quality and Marketing of Value-Added Products
  • Education

    • M.S. Agricultural Leadership and Community Education, Virginia Tech, 2015
    • B.S. Agronomy: Soils and Environmental Science
      Secondary Major: Natural Resources and Environmental Science
      Minor: International Agriculture, Kansas State University, 2011
  • Employment
    • 2019-present: State Specialized Agent Apiculture, Entomology and Nematology University of Florida
    • 2016-2019: Urban Horticulture and Master Gardener Volunteer Program Coordinator, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County
    • 2019: Study Abroad Advisor, University of Florida International Center