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Almond trees need cross-pollination, and honey bees help move pollen from tree to tree, setting the crop. Bee hives consistently leave almond orchards stronger than when they came in because almond…
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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 from…
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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 bees…
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Perhaps more important to the sustained growth of almond production in California isn’t the water, though that is a vital component, but the tiny creatures imported to California for several weeks…
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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…