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Beekeeper Management Calendar: January

Recommendations for your apiary in January: This calendar is meant to be a reference point for management and is not comprehensive. The year-round Beekeeping Management Calendar can be found here: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in848 

A century old tale of ‘Beekeeping in the South’

15In 1920 the American Bee Journal published a book called "Beekeeping In The South; A Handbook on Seasons, Methods and Honey Flora of the Fifteen Southern States". Written by Kennith Hawkins, a Beekeeping Specialist and "Former Special Agent in Bee Culture", this book paints a nostalgic picture of what it took to keep honey bees in the south a century ago. While major players of today's industry like the infamous Varroa mite are missing

Beekeeper Management Calendar: December

Recommendations for your apiary in December: his calendar is meant to be a reference point for management and is not comprehensive. The year-round Beekeeping Management Calendar can be found here: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in848 

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