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Almond Pollination and Hive Removal Timing

Almond Pollination and Hive Removal Timing

Almond pollination is underway in California and growers are hoping for another good crop this year.  How can you monitor the progress of your bees during almond pollination and determine when it is time to remove the hives?  Watch this brief interview with Billy Synk from Project Apis m. for some answers, and read more about it in the March …

Enhancing Almond Pollination with Cover Crops

How do you maximize the efficacy of your investment in bees for a successful almond pollination period?  According to Billy Synk, director of Pollination Services with project Apis m., the answer is planting cover crops in the fall that will flower prior to almond bloom to get the bees active early in preparation for a successful pollination period.Watch this brief …

CASP Pollination Workshop – Chico

California Almond Sustainability Program In-the-Orchard Workshop Pollination and Pest Management | Planting Forage Learn what’s new in honey bee health and receive a hard copy of the recently updated Honey Bee Best Management Practices (BMPs) for California almonds. Industry experts will cover best practices for a successful pollination, including simple, efficient steps for growers, beekeepers and other pollination stakeholders. Benefits …

CASP Pollination Workshop – Chowchilla

California Almond Sustainability Program In-the-Orchard Workshop Pollination & Pest Management | Planting Forage Learn what’s new in honey bee health and receive a free, physical copy of the recently updated Honey Bee Best Management Practices (BMPs) for California Almonds. Industry experts will cover best practices for a successful pollination, including simple, efficient steps for growers, beekeepers and other pollination stakeholders. …

CASP Pollination Workshop – Ceres

California Almond Sustainability Program In-the-Orchard Workshop Pollination & Pest Management | Planting Forage Learn what’s new in honey bee health and receive a free, physical copy of the recently updated Honey Bee Best Management Practices (BMPs) for California Almonds. Industry experts will cover best practices for a successful pollination, including simple, efficient steps for growers, beekeepers and other pollination stakeholders. …

Nickels Soil Lab Annual Field Day

0.75 hr PCA CE credits requested; 2 hours CCA CE credit requests Overview of navel orangeworm management Band canker management Frost protection in almonds Almond flower biology Basic Bee Biology 101 Ceratocystis canker: diagnosis and management Using real time physiological data to guide irrigation scheduling What are we learning from orchard biomass (chip and mix) studies? BBQ Tri-Tip Lunch by …

Bees and Almonds: A Mutually Beneficial Relationship – From the Almond Board of California

Modesto, Calif., (February 8, 2018) – Almonds depend on bees and bees depend on almonds. In fact, the link between bees and almonds is so important that the relationships between almond growers and their beekeepers often go back years or even generations. Between February and March each year, almond tree buds burst into beautiful light pink and white blooms in …

Cover Crops Complement, Not Compete with Almond Bloom

The engineering of flowering agricultural field borders has emerged as a research and policy priority to mitigate threats to pollinators. Studies have, however, rarely addressed the potential that flowering field borders might compete with neighboring crops for pollinator visits if they both are in bloom at the same time, despite this being a concern expressed by growers. We evaluated how …