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Join the California Almond Sustainability Program (CASP). More: http://www.almonds.com/growers/sustainability
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  Clear communication, ongoing collaboration and consistent cooperation among all who are involved in the pollination process are key components of a successful pollination season. This applies in…
Oct 13, 2015 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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Almond grower Gino Favagrossa plants a cover crop in his orchard not only to improve water infiltration and fix nitrogen, but also to keep bees and his beekeepers happy. “Beehive rentals are one of…
Jun 15, 2015 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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  The U.S. EPA has released a proposed rule banning the foliar application of compounds determined to be acutely toxic to bees during bloom in crops that rely on pollinator services. The new label…
Jun 10, 2015 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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As orchards transition from delicate white blooms to vibrant green leaves, almond pollination season is coming to a close. Honey bees that began their year transferring pollen around the orchard and…
Mar 15, 2015 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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Some 1.7 million beehives moved into California’s 860,000 acres of almonds across the Central Valley this year to pollinate the state’s almond crop. The importance of bees to the success of…
Feb 25, 2015 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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The Almond Board of California is providing support for tech transfer teams that are helping to reduce overwintering colony losses by supplying beekeepers with front-line technical hive management…
Feb 20, 2015 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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The pollination partnership that defines almond bloom is a beautiful thing. Recently released “Honey Bee Best Management Practices for California Almonds” discusses grower, beekeeper and other…
Jan 29, 2015 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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Jimmy Gardiner says good communication is vital throughout his family’s vertical almond operation, but never more so than when it comes to honey bees and pollination. “As a family, we are dedicating…
Dec 18, 2014 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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A new Almond Board publication — Honey Bee Best Management Practices for California Almonds — emphasizes pesticide application practices and considerations leading up to and during bloom to promote…
Nov 18, 2014 // Almond Bloom and Bees