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Beginning Beekeeping


Introduction to Beekeeping

Honey Bees and Beekeeping

Florida’s Climate and Its Beekeeping

The Flower and the Fruit

Other Pollinating Bees

The Benefits of Pollen to Honey Bees 

Plants for Year-round Bee Forage

Establishing a Bee Pasture

Honey Bee Management

Explaining the Best Management Practices for Maintaining European Honey Bee Colonies 

Florida Beekeeping Management Calendar 

Managing Honey Bees for Pollination

Sample Pollination Agreement

Producing Section (Comb) Honey

Moisture In Honey

The Advantages of Using Nucs in Beekeeping Operations 

Theft, Vandalism, and Other Related Crime in the Beekeeping Industry: A Guide for Beekeepers 

Upward Ventilation 

Preserving Woodenware in Beekeeping Operations

Florida Bears and Beekeeping 

Pest and Disease Management

Bacterial Diseases 

Viral Diseases 

Microsporidian Diseases 

Chalkbrood Recommendations 

Honey Bee Tracheal Mite, Acarapis woodi (Rennie) (Arachnida: Acari: Tarsonemidae) 

Small Hive Beetle, Aethina tumida Murray (Insecta: Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) 

Varroa Mite, Varroa destructor Anderson and Trueman (Arachnida: Acari:Varroidae)

Wax Moth Control 

Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) in Honey Bees 

Non-infectious Diseases and Pests 

Pesticides and Honeybees

Protecting Honey Bees From Pesticides 

Table of Insecticides and Miticides

Beekeepers and Mosquito control

Africanized Bees and Other Topics

African Honey Bee: What You Need to Know 

Choosing the Right Pest Control Operator for Honey Bee Removal: A Consumer Guide

Infant Botulism and Honey

Observation Bee Hives

 Florida Master Beekeeper Program Requirements 

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