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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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Bees carrying pollen with pesticide residues back to the hive can risk the health of the next generation of foragers.Before the first almond tree bursts into bloom in late January or early February…
Nov 11, 2016 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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By Bob Curtis, Director, Agricultural Affairs, Almond Board of California - - The almond pollination season actually starts well ahead of the first bloom with the arrangements and agreements between…
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This year Project Apis m. is offering three seed mixes: PAm Mustard Mix, PAm Clover Mix, and Vetch. However, some minor adjustments have been made to the ratios and species of the mixes.   If you…
Aug 31, 2016 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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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 of…
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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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National Pollinator Week in June marks the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations. It’s also a time for the California Almond community to reflect on our efforts to improve honey bee and…
Jun 28, 2016 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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We interviewed Nick Gatzman, farm manager for Travaille & Phippen, here he talks about why almond orchards are an important first stop for honey bees after a long winter. For more information on…
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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 relationship…
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