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 By Bob Curtis - - The overall objective of honey bee best management practices is to ensure that almonds continue as a good and safe place for bees. When the majority of…

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The Bee Informed program is a growing partnership that several institutions started five years ago. “The basic idea behind the Bee Informed partnership is that we want to collect bee health data…

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Almond growers and beekeepers have their fingers crossed that apiarists from California and out of state can supply the state's 900,000 bearing acres of almond orchards with enough honeybees to…

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About a month from now, billions of bees will get to work pollinating nearly 1 million acres of California almonds. On a small part of that acreage, growers are providing other flowers for the…

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With the assistance of cost-sharing programs through the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Livingston almond grower Jesse Mota has…

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Let me tell you ’bout the birds and the bees, and how farmers are helping both to thrive. The other effort involves the honeybees that pollinate almond orchards in late winter, making possible one…

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Remember Stephanie Hsia? She's the beekeeper/graduate student at Harvard's Graduate School of Design who traveled through almond orchards in California's Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys in May…

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We interviewed Nick Gatzman, farm manager for Travaille & Phippen, to talk about the importance of honey bees in the almond orchard.

For more information on the mutually beneficial…