Blogs

  • October FSBA event 2019

    Posted September 14 by Chris Stalder

    YOU are invited to our 2019 FSBA  Event Oct. 11th & 12th in Orlando, FL:   Where: UF / IFAS Orange County Agriculture Extension Offices at 6021 S. Conway Rd. in Orlando, FL 32812   When: Friday & Saturday Oct. 11th & 12th 2019   FREE to paid members of FSBA...go to our webs...

  • Vegetable Processing Euipment Improve Your Bottom Line

    Posted August 22 by gf machine

    The delicate nature of most fruits and Vegetable Processing Machine in order to maintain their important nutritional properties and great taste. Our Vegetable Processing Machine will help your business with that. Our vegetables processing accessories sorts, grades, washes, cooks, blanches, mixes,...

  • Panhandle beekeepers work to save hives after Hurricane Michael

    Posted October 19, 2018 by Al Salopek

    Panhandle beekeepers work to save hives after Hurricane Michael (Photo: Molly Jameson) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE     GAINESVILLE - Hurricane Michael significantly impacted the beekeeping industry in the Florida Panhandle. This area is home to about 500 registe...

  • HURRICANE RELIEF

    Posted October 18, 2018 by Al Salopek

      FSBA Beekeeper Hurricane Relief   We are receiving reports that Bees are dealing with a lack of resources in affected areas, they are hungry. If food and nutrition isn't provided, there will be devastating...     View Updates            CLICK HERE...

  • October Bee Management

    Posted October 6, 2018 by Al Salopek

      Incoming! Another Melitto Files post is coming your way.   Today's Post:   Beekeeper Management Calendar: October   Recommendations for your apiary in October. Read the latest post

  • Bee Collage extended event

    Posted September 24, 2018 by Al Salopek

      2018 UF/IFAS Bee College [EXTENDED DATES] October 15th - 16th Gainesville, Florida   Due to the high levels of interest in Bee College this fall, we will be extending the event into the...

  • volunteers for an ongoing research project.

    Posted September 18, 2018 by Al Salopek

      Hello beekeepers, The UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Lab is seeking volunteers for an ongoing research project. This is a great way to satisfy up to 4 core/major credits in the program! Please see below for details. &nbs...

  • EAS OVERVIEW Malcolme Sanford

    Posted September 18, 2018 by Al Salopek

    EAS Overview by Malcolm T. Sanford (Reprinted with permission from Apis Information Resource News) Hampton, Virginia, “Where it all Began” was the venue for the 2018 version of the Eastern Apicultural Society, August 13-17, 2018.  Some 700 beekeepers, a record crowd,  showed...

  • UF Master Beekeeper Program

    Posted September 14, 2018 by Al Salopek

      Hello beekeepers, There is an upcoming opportunity to earn a Public Service Credit. Please see the information below to decide if you are interested and available. This opportunity is first come, first serve. If you would like to fulfill this speaker request, please respond dire...

  • UF Master Beekeeper Program

    Posted September 14, 2018 by Al Salopek

      Hello beekeepers, There is an upcoming opportunity to earn a Public Service Credit. Please see the information below to decide if you are interested and available. This opportunity is first come, first ser...

  • Micheal Bush is in the House!

    Posted September 13, 2018 by Al Salopek

    Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association   Palm Beach County Beekeepers Palm Beach County Beekeepers has invited you to the event 'Fun Meeting with Micheal Bush' on Palm Beach County Beekeepers Association!   Check out "Fun Meeting with Micheal Bush...

  • Apiary Hurricane Preparedness

    Posted September 12, 2018 by Al Salopek

    Apiary hurricane preparedness 1610 As always during hurricane season, your safety, and that of your family and neighbors is the top priority as a pending storm approaches. As long as you are otherwise safe and prepared, however, take a few minutes to consider preparing your apiary as well. Be...

  • Possible reasons for FSBA to hire a Lobbyist

    Posted September 10, 2018 by Al Salopek

    FSBA would like to know your thoughts on: Reasons "why or why not" we should have a lobbiest to represent beekeepers in the State of Florida, please add comments to this page with your thoughts of Beekeepers and Honeybees being represented in Tallahassee. 1.  We need to decide if we really nee...

  • Beekeepers News Letter

    Posted September 8, 2018 by Al Salopek

    FSBA e-News September, 2018 Annual FSBA elections to be held during our FSBA conference's annual meeting October 13th, 2018.  Nominations for President, Vice President, and Board of Managers Districts (Regions) 2, 4, & 6 are open.  Ple...

  • Caribbean Bee Collage

    Posted September 6, 2018 by Al Salopek

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-ufifas-caribbean-bee-college-tickets-49140667058  

  • Inspector Needed

    Posted September 4, 2018 by Al Salopek

    Open Position with Florida Department of Agriculture I wanted to reach out to let you know that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is seeking to hire a full-time Agriculture and Consumer Protection Specialist (Position #: 42001266) in Polk County, FL. This is a professional...

  • Cottage Food Honey

    Posted December 19, 2017 by Al Salopek

    http://www.freshfromflorida.com/content/download/24010/486807/Cottage_Food_Guidance.pdf    I am not an expert on this subject but I have spent quite a bit of time involved with it. Under cottage food an individual can bottle and sell honey (now to$50,000 limit)  but there are...

  • The University of Florida Veterinary Feed Directive system is o

    Posted December 19, 2017 by Al Salopek

    11 of 1,536             The University of Florida Veterinary Feed Directive system is online and active. https://www.honeybeevfd.com/   Van Cleef, G...

  • Looking for speakers for our 2019 Calendar year

    Posted August 30, 2017 by priscilla maldonado

    We are Tropical Beekeepers Association and we meet the second Tuesday of every month from 7pm-9pm. Our address is City Church, 1700 N Krome Ave, Homestead, FL 33032 We have about  45 members and growing. I am currently searching for speakers to fill our 2019 Calendar year.  If you will...

  • UF Honey Bee Lab: Link

    Posted March 11, 2017 by Al Salopek

     

  • Bee Lab Sponsorship and Naming Right Opportunities

    Posted March 3, 2017 by Tom Nolan

    Bee Lab Sponsorship and Naming Right Opportunities Special sponsorship recognition for individuals and companies will be provided for contributions of $350 and above. Acknowledgment of these donors will be displayed in the entry foyer of the bee research laboratory. Sponsorship Levels Square Foot...

  • Fl. Apiary / Citrus Mapping

    Posted February 27, 2017 by Al Salopek

  • Apis Information Resource News

    Posted February 23, 2017 by Malcolm Sanford

    The Apis Information Resource News is a monthly newsletter emanating from the Apis Information Resource Center, a project under construction by Dr. Malcolm T. Sanford.  A professor emeritus affiliated with the University of Florida. Dr. Sanford attempts to distill some thirty years of apicultur...

  • UF Bee Lab Overview

    Posted February 22, 2017 by Al Salopek

      In a public/private partnership between the Florida Legislature, University of Florida and Florida State Beekeepers Association, $2.7 million has been raised to build a new bee research laboratory. Scheduled to open in 2018, this laboratory will create the premier honey bee research f...