Florida Bee Inspection

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Title:
Florida Bee Inspection
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Fact sheet
Creator:
Sanford, Malcolm T.
Publisher:
University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, Fla.
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Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Melanie Mercer.
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Published
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"Reviewed: March 1995."
General Note:
"ENY-104"

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University of Florida Institutional Repository
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University of Florida
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All rights reserved by the submitter.
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FactSheetENY-104 FloridaBeeInspection1 MalcolmT.Sanford2TheFloridaDivisionofPlantIndustry,Florida AgricultureandConsumerServices,hasbroad powersunderthelawtodealwithbeediseaseand pests.Itroutinelyinspectsthousandsofcolonieseach year,hastheauthoritytoenterdepotsandmakesuch inspections,andmayrequiretheremovaland/or destructionofexposedorinfectedbeesorequipment. Anindemnityprovisionexistsinthelawto compensateforpropertydestroyedbytheDivisionin itsefforttocontrolAmericanfoulbrood. Bylaw,ALLBEEKEEPERSINFLORIDA MUSTBEREGISTEREDwiththeDivisionofPlant Industry.EntryofbeesintoFloridaistightly regulated.Apermitmustbeacquiredbymaking application,providingacertificateofinspectionfrom thestateoforigin,andagreeingtokeeptheshipment intactuntilinspectedinFlorida.Movingequipment withinthestaterequiresapermitvalidatedthe calendaryearofthemove. TheFloridabeelawbenefitstheentire beekeepingindustry,anditisprincipallyduetostrict enforcementthatbeediseaseoccurrenceis consistentlykeptatalowlevel.Thestatebee inspectors,therefore,shouldbegivenagreatdealof creditfortheirservicetotheindustry.Anyone purchasingbeesorusedequipmentinFloridashould havetheminspected.MoredetailsonFloridabee diseasesandpestsareavailablefromtheApiary Bureau,Mr.LaurenceCutts,Chief,DivisionofPlant Industry,1911S.W.34thStreet,P.O.Box147100, Gainesville,FL32614-7100,Phone(904)372-3505 Ext.128,home(904)378-7719.Thefollowingisalist ofbeeinspectorsanddistricts/countiestheyare responsiblefor: DISTRICTI(A)-ND StephenH.Beaty 6HarrisonAvenue P.O.Box732 PanamaCity,FL32401 904/785-6785-Office 904/785-8496-Home DISTRICTI(B)-ND JoeRobinson 9715PalafaxHwy. Pensacola,FL32534 904/476-3595 DISTRICTII-ND WarrenJohnson Rt.1,Box12-1 Hosford,FL32334 904/379-8211-Office 904/379-8463-Home DISTRICTIII-ND W.I."Bill"Langston HC1Box1269 Tallahassee,FL32310 904/962-3075-Home 1.ThisdocumentisFactSheetENY-104,aseriesoftheEntomologyandNematologyDepartment,FloridaCooperativeExtensionService, InstituteofFoodandAgriculturalSciences,UniversityofFlorida.Reviewed:March1995. 2.MalcolmT.Sanford,professor,DepartmentofEntomologyandNematology,CooperativeExtensionService,InstituteofFoodandAgricultural Sciences,UniversityofFlorida,GainesvilleFL32611. TheInstituteofFoodandAgriculturalSciencesisanequalopportunity/affirmativeactionemployerauthorizedtoprovideresearch,educational informationandotherservicesonlytoindividualsandinstitutionsthatfunctionwithoutregardtorace,color,sex,age,handicap,ornational origin.Forinformationonobtainingotherextensionpublications,contactyourcountyCooperativeExtensionServiceoffice. FloridaCooperativeExtensionService/InstituteofFoodandAgriculturalSciences/UniversityofFlorida/ChristineTaylorStephens,Dean

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FloridaBeeInspection Page2DISTRICTIV(A)-ND TomDowda-NDSupervisor P.O.Box1 HighSprings,FL32643 904/454-3786-Office/Home DISTRICTIV(B)-ND TomasMozer 3125AgricultureCenterDr. St.Augustine,FL32092 904/825-6864-Office 904/829-2911-Home DISTRICTV(A)-SD DavidWestervelt 312W.MainSt. Tavares,FL32778 904/343-0923-Office 904/669-2648-Home DISTRICTV(B)-SD JamesAlderman 36708W.52ndSR DadeCity,FL33525 904/521-1288-Office 8-635-1245-Suncom 813/780-7680-Home DISTRICTVI-ND CecilMorgan 121JonesFishCampRoad Edgewater,FL32141 904/345-0007-Home DISTRICTVIII(A)-SD RichardDunaway-SDSupervisor 3027LakeAlfredRd. WinterHaven,FL33881 813/291-5218-Office 813/291-5219-FAX 8/577-5218-Suncom 813/422-7398-Home DISTRICTVIII(B)-SD SteveSumner 2037SanMarcosDr. MesaVerdeApt.214 WinterHaven,FL33881 813/291-5218-Office 813/422-3822-Home DISTRICTIX-SD JerryCrews 43304thStreet VeroBeach,FL32968 407/778-7254-Office 8/240-7254-Suncom 407/388-1314-Home DISTRICTX-SD DonaldFredHoward,Jr. P.O.Box1502 LaBelle,FL33935 813/674-4003-Office 813/675-8004-Home DISTRICTXI-SD BudGrant 1383LocksRoad Stuart,FL34997 407/287-8894 DISTRICTXI-SD JohnBastianelli 5040Hwy.441SE Okeechobee,FL34974 813/467-5804-Office/Home DISTRICTXII-SD AshraffHosein 14361NW38Avenue Opa-Locka,FL33054-3712 305/953-3156-Office Theaboveaddressesarevolatileandthereis oftenturnoverinbeeinspectors.Formostup-to-date information,consulttheStateApiaristinGainesville (addressonpreviouspage).PleaserefertoFigure1 forabreakdownofdistrict/countyinspectorsby geographiclocation.

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FloridaBeeInspection Page3 Figure1. FloridaBeeDistricts.