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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
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The Almond Board has invested $1.6 million since 1995 on research related to honey bee health on subjects such as Varroa mite and other honey bee pest and disease issues, nutrition, the impact of…
Oct 17, 2014 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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As bloom season approaches, growers should remember to use caution when applying bloom-time sprays and consider their potential impact on bees. As more data is being developed on potential impacts…
Oct 09, 2014 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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Three new literature pieces developed by the Almond Board of California will be made available for the first time at the CAPCA conference Oct. 19–21 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. The three…
Sep 30, 2014 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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The importance of pollinator health has reached the White House. Recognizing the threats to pollinator health and their potential impact on the national economy, President Obama has expanded…
Sep 11, 2014 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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The first step toward a successful pollination season is communication between the beekeeper and grower/owner to ensure expectations are fully understood. Growers should contact beekeepers as early…
Sep 11, 2014 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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Project Apis m. (PAm) is again looking for grower-cooperators this fall for its honey bee forage project. PAm provides almond growers with free seed mixes and technical support for enrolled growers…
Sep 08, 2014 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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Participating in an online survey on pollination management will not only help improve outreach, Extension and research on pollination management for California Almonds, it will also give you a…
Sep 05, 2014 // Almond Bloom and Bees
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The State Board of Food and Agriculture met recently to hear an update on pollinator issues related to farming and the environment. The meeting brought together academics, agricultural…
May 01, 2014 // Almond Bloom and Bees