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A Honey of a Day--And It Gets Better!

Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño shows a frame to her class at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Saturday, Aug. 19 promises to be a honey of a day--in more ways than one! And it gets better! It's National Honey Bee Day or National Honey Bee...

Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño shows a frame to her class at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño shows a frame to her class at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño shows a frame to her class at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Students take notes as Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño shows opens a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Students take notes as Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño shows opens a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Students take notes as Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño shows opens a hive at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 2:37 PM

About Those Pickled Peppers

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Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers;A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked;If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,Where's the...

Foraging Honey Bee
Foraging Honey Bee

A HONEY BEE sips nectar from the flower of a pepper plant. Without the pollination services of the honey bee, there would be no peppers. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Packing Pollen
Packing Pollen

PACKING POLLEN, a honey bee forages in a pepper plant. Peppers are among the vegetables planted in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven at UC Davis. The grand opening celebration is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, August 20, 2010 at 8:29 PM

Bee-ing Aware

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Are you ready to celebrate something really important in your life?Without this "something," your table fare would be sparse. What?Honey bees.And...

Vegetable
Vegetable

VEGETABLE--One of the crops that honey bees pollinate is the cucumber. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Fruit
Fruit

FRUIT--One of the fruits that the honey bee pollinates is the pomegranate. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nut
Nut

NUT--One of the nuts that the honey bee pollinates is the almond. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, July 29, 2010 at 8:15 PM

All Hail the Honey Bee

Honey Bee on Almond

All hail the honey bee.  Tomorrow  (Saturday, Aug. 22) is the first-ever National Honey Bee Awareness Day, as proclaimed by U.S. Agriculture...

Honey Bee on Almond
Honey Bee on Almond

HONEY BEE heads toward an almond blossom. Saturday, Aug. 22 is National Honey Bee Awareness Day. Without honey bees, we would not have almonds. Two hives per acre are needed to pollinate California's 700,000 acres. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey Bee on Buckwheat
Honey Bee on Buckwheat

HONEY BEE nectaring Eastern buckwheat in Sonoma County. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, August 21, 2009 at 6:47 PM
 
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