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The Almond Almanac is the Almond Board of California’s annual report and outlines industry statistics, programs and projects. Published on a crop-year basis (August 1 to July 31), the Almond Almanac…
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The importance of pollinator health has reached the White House. Recognizing the threats to pollinator health and their potential impact on the national economy, President Obama has expanded…
Nov 07, 2017 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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The first step toward a successful pollination season is communication between the beekeeper and grower/owner to ensure expectations are fully understood. Growers should contact beekeepers as early…
Nov 07, 2017 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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As bloom season approaches, growers should remember to use caution when applying bloom-time sprays and consider their potential impact on bees. As more data is being developed on potential impacts…
Nov 07, 2017 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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Participating in an online survey on pollination management will not only help improve outreach, Extension and research on pollination management for California Almonds, it will also give you a…
Nov 07, 2017 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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This guest column was prepared by Billy Synk, director of pollination programs for Project Apis m. (PAm) and manager of the ‘Seeds for Bees’ project. PAm is an organization at the interface of honey…
Sep 15, 2017 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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Research shows that honey bees properly nourished with a diverse diet are better able to fend off stressors, such as pests and parasites leading to stronger hives. Almond grower Nick Edsall believes…
Aug 16, 2017 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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Idahoan beekeepers have invested in purchasing facilities for bee storage during the state’s cold winters. Beekeeper Adam French, who plans to build a facility that can hold 15,000 hives in a…
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The bee industry is buzzing over the arrest of a man accused of stealing thousands of hives worth nearly $1 million from California's almond orchards in one of the biggest such thefts on record. The…