Honey Bees and Beekeeping: Rounding Out the Year

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Part I

1. Introduction

  • A Brief History
  • Building Supers and Frames
  • Preparing Food Supplements and Medications

2. In the Beginning

  • Receiving and Installing Bees
  • Medication
  • Releasing Queens

3. Things are Buzzing

  • Things are Buzzin
  • The Brood Nest
  • Our Growing Hives
  • Migrating our Hives

4. A Mid-season Break

  • Some Housekeeping
  • Packaged Bees and Queens
  • Bee Associations
  • Books and Periodicals

Part II

5. Diseases and Pests

  • Diseases and Pests
  • Chalbrood, Sacbrood, Moths, Tracheal Mites
  • Varroa Mites and Queenlessness

6. It’s Harvest

Honey Bees and Beekeeping: A Mid-season Break

Menu


Part I

1. Introduction

  • A Brief History
  • Building Supers and Frames
  • Preparing Food Supplements and Medications

2. In the Beginning

  • Receiving and Installing Bees
  • Medication
  • Releasing Queens

3. Things are Buzzing

  • Things are Buzzin
  • The Brood Nest
  • Our Growing Hives
  • Migrating our Hives

4. A Mid-season Break

  • Requeening
  • Queen Rearing
  • Package Production, Beekeeping Associations, Books and Periodicals 

Part II

5. Diseases and Pests

  • Diseases and Pests
  • Chalbrood, Sacbrood, Moths, Tracheal Mites
  • Varroa Mites and Queenlessness

6. It’s Harvest Time

Honey Bees and Beekeeping: Its Harvest Time

Menu


Part I

1. Introduction

  • A Brief History
  • Building Supers and Frames
  • Preparing Food Supplements and Medications

2. In the Beginning

  • Receiving and Installing Bees
  • Medication
  • Releasing Queens

3. Things are Buzzing

  • Things are Buzzin
  • The Brood Nest
  • Our Growing Hives
  • Migrating our Hives

4. A Mid-season Break

  • Requeening
  • Queen Rearing
  • Package Production, Beekeeping Associations, Books and Periodicals 

Part II

5. Diseases and Pests

  • Diseases and Pests
  • Chalbrood, Sacbrood, Moths, Tracheal Mites
  • Varroa Mites and Queenlessness

6. It’s Harvest Time

Honey Bees and Beekeeping: Diseases and Pests

Menu


Part I

1. Introduction

  • A Brief History
  • Building Supers and Frames
  • Preparing Food Supplements and Medications

2. In the Beginning

  • Receiving and Installing Bees
  • Medication
  • Releasing Queens

3. Things are Buzzing

  • Things are Buzzin
  • The Brood Nest
  • Our Growing Hives
  • Migrating our Hives

4. A Mid-season Break

  • Requeening
  • Queen Rearing
  • Package Production, Beekeeping Associations, Books and Periodicals 

Part II

5. Diseases and Pests

  • Diseases and Pests
  • Chalbrood, Sacbrood, Moths, Tracheal Mites
  • Varroa Mites and Queenlessness

6. It’s Harvest Time

Honey Bees and Beekeeping: Things are Buzzing

Menu


Part I

1. Introduction

  • A Brief History
  • Building Supers and Frames
  • Preparing Food Supplements and Medications

2. In the Beginning

  • Bee Biology and Equipment
  • Receiving and Installing Bees
  • Releasing Queens

3. Things are Buzzing

  • Things are Buzzin
  • The Brood Nest
  • Our Growing Hives
  • Migrating our Hives

4. A Mid-season Break

  • Requeening
  • Queen Rearing
  • Package Production, Beekeeping Associations, Books and Periodicals 

Part II

5. Diseases and Pests

  • Diseases and Pests
  • Chalbrood, Sacbrood, Moths, Tracheal Mites
  • Varroa Mites and Queenlessness

6.

Honey Bees and Beekeeping: In the Beginning

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Part I

1. Introduction

  • A Brief History
  • Building Supers and Frames
  • Preparing Food Supplements and Medications

2. In the Beginning

  • Bee Biology and Equipment
  • Receiving and Installing Bees
  • Releasing Queens

3. Things are Buzzing

  • Things are Buzzin
  • The Brood Nest
  • Our Growing Hives
  • Migrating our Hives

4. A Mid-season Break

  • Requeening
  • Queen Rearing
  • Package Production, Beekeeping Associations, Books and Periodicals 

Part II

5. Diseases and Pests

  • Diseases and Pests
  • Chalbrood, Sacbrood, Moths, Tracheal Mites
  • Varroa Mites and Queenlessness

6.

Honey Bees and Beekeeping: A Year in the Life of an Apiary

Image:Delaplanefeature.jpgThis online video walks you through one year of managing honey bee colonies.

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Part I

1. Introduction

  • A Brief History
  • Building Supers and Frames
  • Preparing Food Supplements and Medications

2. In the Beginning

  • Bee Biology and Equipment
  • Receiving and Installing Bees
  • Releasing Queens

3. Things are Buzzing

  • Things are Buzzin
  • The Brood Nest
  • Our Growing Hives
  • Migrating our Hives

4. A Mid-season Break

  • Requeening
  • Queen Rearing
  • Package Production, Beekeeping Associations, Books and Periodicals 

Part II

5. Diseases and Pests

University of Florida Bee Disease Videos

Image:EllisFeature.jpgJamie Ellis describes the history, biology, symptoms, and control of four important diseases and pests.

 

 

University of Florida Honey Bee Research and Extension Lab


The University of Florida Honey Bee Research and Extension Lab website houses resources for beekeepers and the general public including Africanized honey bees, research projects, Master Beekeeper Program, honey house info, and much more.

In the videos on this page, also available on their website, Dr. Jamie Ellis discusses 6 important pests and diseases