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Honey, You Ought to Attend This!

Why do honey bees (Apis mellifera) make honey and not most other bees? That question will be answered at the Honey and Pollination Center's

If you've ever wanted to taste exotic honeys (of course, you have!) and if you've ever wondered why native bees don't make honey (you have, haven't...

Why do honey bees (Apis mellifera) make honey and not most other bees? That question will be answered at the Honey and Pollination Center's
Why do honey bees (Apis mellifera) make honey and not most other bees? That question will be answered at the Honey and Pollination Center's "World of Honey" tasting event on April 5. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Why do honey bees (Apis mellifera) make honey and not most other bees? That question will be answered at the Honey and Pollination Center's "World of Honey" tasting event on April 5. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The male Valley carpenter bee (Xylocopa varipuncta) is the color of honey, but this species does not make honey. Although the male is blond, the female of this species is a solid black. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The male Valley carpenter bee (Xylocopa varipuncta) is the color of honey, but this species does not make honey. Although the male is blond, the female of this species is a solid black. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The male Valley carpenter bee (Xylocopa varipuncta) is the color of honey, but this species does not make honey. Although the male is blond, the female of this species is a solid black. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 5:29 PM

Everything's Coming Up Bees at UC Davis!

Extension apiculturist and professor David Tarpy of North Carolina State University will present a seminar on

Everything's coming up bees! A number of eminent bee scientists will be speaking soon at UC Davis. They include David Tarby, Gene Robinson and...

Extension apiculturist and professor David Tarpy of North Carolina State University will present a seminar on
Extension apiculturist and professor David Tarpy of North Carolina State University will present a seminar on "Young Regality: a Day in the Life of a Virgin Queen Bee" from 12:10 to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3 in 122 Briggs Hall, Kleiber Hall Drive, UC Davis. (North Carolina University Photo)

Extension apiculturist and professor David Tarpy of North Carolina State University will present a seminar on "Young Regality: a Day in the Life of a Virgin Queen Bee" from 12:10 to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3 in 122 Briggs Hall, Kleiber Hall Drive, UC Davis. (North Carolina University Photo)

Posted on Friday, January 29, 2016 at 7:55 PM

Mead and Music: Beginning of a UC Davis Feast

From the honey comes the fermented beverage, mead. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's getting to look a lot like...February. When you see honey bees foraging on the early blooming oxalis, that's a sure sign that February is...

From the honey comes the fermented beverage, mead. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
From the honey comes the fermented beverage, mead. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

From the honey comes the fermented beverage, mead. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 5:43 PM
Tags: Amina Harris (65), dinner (1), feast (1), fundraiser (1), Honey and Pollination Center (20), honey wine (1), mead (9), UC Davis (200)

Like to Know More About Honey?

Honey bee on honeycomb. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Would you like to know more about honey? You're in luck. The UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center is hosting an educational honey tasting on...

Honey bee on honeycomb. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee on honeycomb. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee on honeycomb. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 4:18 PM

The Feast: A Celebration With Mead and Honey

A honey bee foraging on a flowering quince on Jan. 21, 2015. Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Soon the quince and almonds will burst into bloom. Soon the honey bees will be buzzing all over them. And soon will be the third annual "The Feast:...

A honey bee foraging on a flowering quince on Jan. 21, 2015. Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee foraging on a flowering quince on Jan. 21, 2015. Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee foraging on a flowering quince on Jan. 21, 2015. Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee on a  honey comb. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee on a honey comb. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee on a honey comb. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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