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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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According to Project Apis m. Board Chairman, Dr. Gordon Wardell, typical damage in these incidents is the lack of larvae in the colony or missing brood cycles, deformed and dying pupae, and many…
Mar 30, 2016 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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The California almond community is acutely aware of honey bee health concerns and continues to take extraordinary steps to ensure bees remain safe and healthy, both inside their orchards and…
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  With trees in bloom and bees buzzing throughout the orchard, growers and all pollination stakeholders should be aware of practices and strategies that balance bee and crop health. In addition to…
Jan 19, 2016 // Almond Bloom and Bees