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Learn About These Scientists' Research at UC Davis Seminar

The spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, is one of the flies that Joanna Chiu, vice chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology's seminar on Wednesday, Feb. 26 will feature six “Faculty Flash Talks” on topics...

The spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, is one of the flies that Joanna Chiu, vice chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, is one of the flies that Joanna Chiu, vice chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, is one of the flies that Joanna Chiu, vice chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A digger bee, Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, heads back to her nest at Bodega Bay. This is one of the pollinators that Rachael Vannette, assistant professor, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A digger bee, Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, heads back to her nest at Bodega Bay. This is one of the pollinators that Rachael Vannette, assistant professor, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A digger bee, Anthophora bomboides stanfordiana, heads back to her nest at Bodega Bay. This is one of the pollinators that Rachael Vannette, assistant professor, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, studies. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo studies the tsetse fly. (Photo by Geoffey Attardo)
UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo studies the tsetse fly. (Photo by Geoffey Attardo)

UC Davis medical entomologist-geneticist Geoffrey Attardo studies the tsetse fly. (Photo by Geoffey Attardo)

Arathi Seshadri and Julia Fine of the USDA-ARS bee facility aim to improve honey bee survival and beekeeping sustainability in California and nationwide. Here a honey bee forages on a Spanish lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Arathi Seshadri and Julia Fine of the USDA-ARS bee facility aim to improve honey bee survival and beekeeping sustainability in California and nationwide. Here a honey bee forages on a Spanish lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Arathi Seshadri and Julia Fine of the USDA-ARS bee facility aim to improve honey bee survival and beekeeping sustainability in California and nationwide. Here a honey bee forages on a Spanish lavender. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is a trapdoor spider, Aptostichus sp.,one of the species that Jason Bond, Schlinger Chair in Insect Systematics, studies. (Photo by Jason Bond)
This is a trapdoor spider, Aptostichus sp.,one of the species that Jason Bond, Schlinger Chair in Insect Systematics, studies. (Photo by Jason Bond)

This is a trapdoor spider, Aptostichus sp.,one of the species that Jason Bond, Schlinger Chair in Insect Systematics, studies. (Photo by Jason Bond)

Posted on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 5:58 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

A Grand Opening--And Bees Were Nowhere in Sight

Ready to cut the ribbon (from left) are almond pollination consultant Robert Curtis of Carmichael, retired  director of agricultural affairs, Almond Board of California; Brad Pankratz of Can-Am Apiaries, Orland; Jackie Parks-Burris of Jackie Park-Burris Queen Bees, Palo Cedro and a past president of California State Beekeepers' Association; Darren Cox, Logan, Utah, past president of American Honey Producers;  and Kelvin Adee of Bruce, S.D., president of American Honey Producers.

It was a grand opening of the USDA-ARS bee research facility at the University of California, Davis, but the bees were nowhere in sight. That's...

Ready to cut the ribbon (from left) are almond pollination consultant Robert Curtis of Carmichael, retired  director of agricultural affairs, Almond Board of California; Brad Pankratz of Can-Am Apiaries, Orland; Jackie Parks-Burris of Jackie Park-Burris Queen Bees, Palo Cedro and a past president of California State Beekeepers' Association; Darren Cox, Logan, Utah, past president of American Honey Producers;  and Kelvin Adee of Bruce, S.D., president of American Honey Producers.
Ready to cut the ribbon (from left) are almond pollination consultant Robert Curtis of Carmichael, retired director of agricultural affairs, Almond Board of California; Brad Pankratz of Can-Am Apiaries, Orland; Jackie Parks-Burris of Jackie Park-Burris Queen Bees, Palo Cedro and a past president of California State Beekeepers' Association; Darren Cox, Logan, Utah, past president of American Honey Producers; and Kelvin Adee of Bruce, S.D., president of American Honey Producers.

Ready to cut the ribbon (from left) are almond pollination consultant Robert Curtis of Carmichael, retired director of agricultural affairs, Almond Board of California; Brad Pankratz of Can-Am Apiaries, Orland; Jackie Parks-Burris of Jackie Park-Burris Queen Bees, Palo Cedro and a past president of California State Beekeepers' Association; Darren Cox, Logan, Utah, past president of American Honey Producers; and Kelvin Adee of Bruce, S.D., president of American Honey Producers.

And it's snipped!  From left are almond pollination consultant Robert Curtis of Carmichael, retired  director of agricultural affairs, Almond Board of California; Brad Pankratz of Can-Am Apiaries, Orland; Jackie Parks-Burris of Jackie Park-Burris Queen Bees, Palo Cedro and a past president of California State Beekeepers' Association; Darren Cox, Logan, Utah, past president of American Honey Producers;  and Kelvin Adee of Bruce, S.D., president of American Honey Producers.
And it's snipped! From left are almond pollination consultant Robert Curtis of Carmichael, retired director of agricultural affairs, Almond Board of California; Brad Pankratz of Can-Am Apiaries, Orland; Jackie Parks-Burris of Jackie Park-Burris Queen Bees, Palo Cedro and a past president of California State Beekeepers' Association; Darren Cox, Logan, Utah, past president of American Honey Producers; and Kelvin Adee of Bruce, S.D., president of American Honey Producers.

And it's snipped! From left are almond pollination consultant Robert Curtis of Carmichael, retired director of agricultural affairs, Almond Board of California; Brad Pankratz of Can-Am Apiaries, Orland; Jackie Parks-Burris of Jackie Park-Burris Queen Bees, Palo Cedro and a past president of California State Beekeepers' Association; Darren Cox, Logan, Utah, past president of American Honey Producers; and Kelvin Adee of Bruce, S.D., president of American Honey Producers.

California State Beekeepers' Association members pose for a photo. From left are Steve Godlin, Jackie Park-Burris, Valeri Severson, Brad Pankratz, Buzz Landon, Brooke Palmer, and Trevor Tauzer.
California State Beekeepers' Association members pose for a photo. From left are Steve Godlin, Jackie Park-Burris, Valeri Severson, Brad Pankratz, Buzz Landon, Brooke Palmer, and Trevor Tauzer.

California State Beekeepers' Association members pose for a photo. From left are Steve Godlin, Jackie Park-Burris, Valeri Severson, Brad Pankratz, Buzz Landon, Brooke Palmer, and Trevor Tauzer.

The American Honey Producers Association with the ribbon. Wielding the scissors is Kelvin Adee of Bruce, S.D., president of American Honey Producers. The group later held a conference in Sacramento.
The American Honey Producers Association with the ribbon. Wielding the scissors is Kelvin Adee of Bruce, S.D., president of American Honey Producers. The group later held a conference in Sacramento.

The American Honey Producers Association with the ribbon. Wielding the scissors is Kelvin Adee of Bruce, S.D., president of American Honey Producers. The group later held a conference in Sacramento.

UC Davis-affiliated personnel pose with USDA personnel for a ribbon-cutting photo. From left are Charley Nye, UC Davis; Paul Pratt of USDA; Kevin Hackett of USDA; Anita Oberbauer of UC Davis; Eric Mussen of UC Davis; Robert Matteri of USDA; Neal Williams, Brian Johnson, Elina Niño  and Bernardo Niño, all of UC Davis; and Julia Fine and Arathi Seshadri, USDA.
UC Davis-affiliated personnel pose with USDA personnel for a ribbon-cutting photo. From left are Charley Nye, UC Davis; Paul Pratt of USDA; Kevin Hackett of USDA; Anita Oberbauer of UC Davis; Eric Mussen of UC Davis; Robert Matteri of USDA; Neal Williams, Brian Johnson, Elina Niño and Bernardo Niño, all of UC Davis; and Julia Fine and Arathi Seshadri, USDA.

UC Davis-affiliated personnel pose with USDA personnel for a ribbon-cutting photo. From left are Charley Nye, UC Davis; Paul Pratt of USDA; Kevin Hackett of USDA; Anita Oberbauer of UC Davis; Eric Mussen of UC Davis; Robert Matteri of USDA; Neal Williams, Brian Johnson, Elina Niño and Bernardo Niño, all of UC Davis; and Julia Fine and Arathi Seshadri, USDA.

Much collaboration, cooperation, and camaraderie is expected here at the newly opened USDA-ARS bee research facility on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis.
Much collaboration, cooperation, and camaraderie is expected here at the newly opened USDA-ARS bee research facility on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis.

Much collaboration, cooperation, and camaraderie is expected here at the newly opened USDA-ARS bee research facility on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis.

Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 2:24 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Health, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Jan. 7: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at USDA-ARS Bee Research Facility at UC Davis

The focus of this new USDA-ARS honey bee research program is to develop technology that improves colony survivorship through long-term studies of multiple stress factors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It promises to be a "bee-utiful event." And memorable. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) is gearing up...

The focus of this new USDA-ARS honey bee research program is to develop technology that improves colony survivorship through long-term studies of multiple stress factors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The focus of this new USDA-ARS honey bee research program is to develop technology that improves colony survivorship through long-term studies of multiple stress factors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The focus of this new USDA-ARS honey bee research program is to develop technology that improves colony survivorship through long-term studies of multiple stress factors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 5:07 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management
 
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