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Registration Now Underway for Almond Board of California Conerence

The Almond Board of California (ABC) just announced that registration is now underway for its 50th annual Almond Conference, set Dec. 6-8 at...

A honey bee packing pollen on a UC Davis almond tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee packing pollen on a UC Davis almond tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee packing pollen on a UC Davis almond tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 3:49 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Health, Innovation, Pest Management

Almond Pollination Season Ought to Be About Almond Pollination

When friends own almond acreage, and invite you to see the bees and the blossoms on a brilliant day in mid-February, you go.  Of course, you...

A brilliant day in an Esparto almond orchard on Feb. 16. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A brilliant day in an Esparto almond orchard on Feb. 16. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A brilliant day in an Esparto almond orchard on Feb. 16. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee pollinating an almond blossom in Esparto. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee pollinating an almond blossom in Esparto. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee pollinating an almond blossom in Esparto. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The girls bringing home the pollen from an Esparto almond orchard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The girls bringing home the pollen from an Esparto almond orchard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The girls bringing home the pollen from an Esparto almond orchard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 3:28 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Hear the Buzz!

If you're anywhere near an almond orchard, you've probably heard the steady buzz. That's the soothing sound of honey bees gathering food for their...

A honey bee heads toward almond blossoms on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee heads toward almond blossoms on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee heads toward almond blossoms on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee doesn't need to be told where to go and what to do. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee doesn't need to be told where to go and what to do. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee doesn't need to be told where to go and what to do. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Both pollen and nectar await the honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Both pollen and nectar await the honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Both pollen and nectar await the honey bee.(Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 6:51 PM

It's Crunch Time: Almond Conference Dec. 9-11

It's crunch time. Officials organizing the 42nd annual Almond Conference are gearing up for their three-day event, which takes place Tuesday, Dec. 9...

Honey bee pollinating an almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Honey bee pollinating an almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee pollinating an almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An almond orchard in spring of 2013 in Dixon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An almond orchard in spring of 2013 in Dixon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

An almond orchard in spring of 2013 in Dixon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 5:50 PM

Bee BMP: 'A' for Communication

Can you say "Bee BMP?" That's a short-cut for "Bee Best Management Practices." The Almond Board of California today unveiled its long-awaited...

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Michael "Kim" Fondrk of UC Davis tends Robert Page's bees in a Dixon, Calif. almond orchard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Michael "Kim" Fondrk of UC Davis tends Robert Page's bees in a Dixon, Calif. almond orchard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A frame of healthy bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A frame of healthy bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A frame of healthy bees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 9:19 PM

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