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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
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