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Florida Agriculture Is Putting Up Big Numbers

I’VE SAID IT BEFORE, but it merits repeating: Florida agriculture is big. Make that HUGE. It’s huge in scope, in numbers, and importance — importance not only to those of us fortunate to live here but also to people across the nation and around the world.

Been stung lately?

Have you ever been stung by a honeybee? It is painful! Stinging someone, however, is not the primary reason for this insect’s existence on earth. Honeybees are the ONLY insects in the world that make food for human consumption. [emember_protected custom_msg=”Click here and register now to read the rest of the article!”] About 45,000 bees …

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Agribiz: Beekeepers learn the value of stings

Apitherapy on the table at the May 2012 Beekeeping Seminar YOU WOULD THINK everyone would want to avoid being stung by bees – especially with the proliferation of more vicious Africanized bees in Florida. But bee stings, or rather bee venom, can be a good thing. Just ask Robert Messineo.