Backyard Orchard News
Ever seen a wax builder?A "real" wax builder?Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey and...
Flakes of wax on a wax builder. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two wax builders and their sister on the hand of Susan Cobey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Beekeeping comes naturally for Brian Fishback of Wilton, a past president of the Sacramento Area...
Brian Fishback at the Harry H.Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"In my hand, I held the essence of core family values," Brian Fishback said. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A group of eighth-graders from Riverview Elementary School in Reedley toured the UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center today for an introduction to agricultural science.
In Kearney's greenhouse facility, UC staff showed the students some of the pests farmers must manage - including leaf footed bug, navel orange worm and olive fruit fly - and explained research underway to help farmers control pests in ways that are effective and environmentally sound.
If you've ever been shoulder to shoulder with a redshouldered stink bug--or nose to antennae--you...
Redshouldered stink bug on a lavender stem. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Stink bug scoots down a stem. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The Citrus Research Board is funding the purchase of a new packline grading system for the Lindcove...
Entomology research team hand-grading fruit for sooty mold on the current Sunkist Packline at Lindcove