Backyard Orchard News
His topic is enticing: "The Irritable Insect."We've all found a few species of insects irritable;...
The first flight of male California red scale was detected the week of March 14 in Tulare County. My web site provides degree day calculations (both current and 30 year averages) for projecting when the 1st generation of crawlers will appear. http://ucanr.org/sites/KACCitrusEntomology/Home/California_Red_Scale/Degree_Days_885/
Of course, monitoring your own orchards with pheromone traps, crawler tapes and/or temperature units is more accurate.
When honey bees make the transition from egg to larva to pupa to adult, it's magical. Today we...
If you head over to the California State Capitol tomorrow (Tuesday, March 23) don't be too...
California Ag Day
Bee Observation Hive
“If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have not more than four years to...
Honey Bee on Almond