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Arnon Dag: How to Improve Cross-Pollination in Almond, Pear, Apple and Cherry Trees

How can you improve cross-pollination in such tree crops as almond, pear, apple and cherry? Senior scientist Arnon Dag of the...

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

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

A honey bee pollinating an apple blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee pollinating an apple blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee pollinating an apple blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee pollinating a cherry blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee pollinating a cherry blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee pollinating a cherry blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, November 22, 2023 at 12:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

California Honey Festival: The Place to 'Bee' on May 6

The California Honey Festival is the place to "bee" on Saturday, May 6 in downtown Woodland. The festival, free and family friendly, takes...

Amina Harris, director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center, and co-founder of the California Honey Festival, talks about honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Amina Harris, director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center, and co-founder of the California Honey Festival, talks about honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Amina Harris, director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center, and co-founder of the California Honey Festival, talks about honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Wendy Mather, program manager of the California Master Beekeeper Program, dresses as a bee at the California Honey Festival. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Wendy Mather, program manager of the California Master Beekeeper Program, dresses as a bee at the California Honey Festival. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Wendy Mather, program manager of the California Master Beekeeper Program, dresses as a bee at the California Honey Festival. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The annual California Honey Festival draws an average of 40,000 people. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The annual California Honey Festival draws an average of 40,000 people. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The annual California Honey Festival draws an average of 40,000 people. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at 4:28 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

Show Me the Honey! California Honey Festival Set Saturday, May 6

Show me the honey! The annual California Honey Festival, free and open to the public, will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 6 in...

Crowds throng Main Street, Woodland, during the annual California Honey Festival. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Crowds throng Main Street, Woodland, during the annual California Honey Festival. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Crowds throng Main Street, Woodland, during the annual California Honey Festival. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Wendy Mather, program manager of the UC Davis-based California Master Beekeeper Program, annually dons a bee suit to welcome the California Honey Festival attendees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Wendy Mather, program manager of the UC Davis-based California Master Beekeeper Program, annually dons a bee suit to welcome the California Honey Festival attendees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Wendy Mather, program manager of the UC Davis-based California Master Beekeeper Program, annually dons a bee suit to welcome the California Honey Festival attendees. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Amina Harris, director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center, encourages visitors to taste honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Amina Harris, director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center, encourages visitors to taste honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Amina Harris, director of the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center, encourages visitors to taste honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2023 at 5:32 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Family, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources, Yard & Garden

UC Davis Honey-Tasting Workshops Are the Place to 'Bee'

The late Jackie Gleason wasn't thinking about honey when he coined the catchphrase, "How Sweet It Is." But sometimes folks associate "sweet"...

A dipper of honey for your tea? Sweet! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A dipper of honey for your tea? Sweet! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A dipper of honey for your tea? Sweet! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2023 at 2:26 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Innovation, Yard & Garden

When Honey Is Not Honey

"Bee-free honey?" What? It's interesting that a company based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, has announced plans to produce a "bee-free...

A honey bee sips honey from a plastic spoon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee sips honey from a plastic spoon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee sips honey from a plastic spoon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, December 12, 2022 at 6:27 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources

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