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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 …

Cover Crop Field Day

Come join us to learn about the benefits cover crops can provide for your orchard! This collaborative field day hosted by Project Apis m. and Kamprath Seeds will demonstrate how cover crops can improve soil health while enhancing the health and vitality of bees. Speakers from the grower and beekeeping community will be presenting information on: Tips for managing cover …

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 …