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The Buzz Over Manuka Honey

A honey bee heads for a Leptospermum scoparium keatleyi, a plant also known as

Oh, the squabble over what is--and what is not--manuka honey. The battle is far from sweet. Manuka honey is produced in New Zealand and Australia,...

A honey bee heads for a Leptospermum scoparium keatleyi, a plant also known as
A honey bee heads for a Leptospermum scoparium keatleyi, a plant also known as "the New Zealand tea tree" or bush. Manuka honey is from Leptospermum scoparium. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee heads for a Leptospermum scoparium keatleyi, a plant also known as "the New Zealand tea tree" or bush. Manuka honey is from Leptospermum scoparium. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Food, Health, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

Why This UC Davis Conference Is Sweet

Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty and director of the California Master Beekeeper Program, opens a hive. She will provide a UC Davis reserach update on Friday. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You've heard of "all systems are go." In this case, "all systems are sweet." The UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center will host a Sensory...

Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty and director of the California Master Beekeeper Program, opens a hive. She will provide a UC Davis reserach update on Friday. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty and director of the California Master Beekeeper Program, opens a hive. She will provide a UC Davis reserach update on Friday. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology faculty and director of the California Master Beekeeper Program, opens a hive. She will provide a UC Davis reserach update on Friday. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 4, 2019 at 4:51 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Health, Innovation

Honey, I Hardly Know Ya! (But I Will)

Honey doesn't come from a jar you buy in a store; it comes from a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You can travel to China, Thailand, Madagascar and Brazil to taste rare, international honeys. Or you can do taste, discuss and analyze that...

Honey doesn't come from a jar you buy in a store; it comes from a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey doesn't come from a jar you buy in a store; it comes from a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey doesn't come from a jar you buy in a store; it comes from a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee nectaring on Jupiter's Beard, Centranthus ruber, in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee nectaring on Jupiter's Beard, Centranthus ruber, in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee nectaring on Jupiter's Beard, Centranthus ruber, in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 3:32 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Innovation
 
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