Posts Tagged: Ag Alert
A Honey of a Ride and a Whale of a Legacy
It was a honey of a ride. My inaugural Bug Squad blog on Aug. 6, 2008 dealt...
In this image, taken Aug. 1, 2008, Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen (left) talks to vanpool driver Keir Reavie, head of the Biological and Agriculture Sciences Department at Shields Library, about the bees that "hitched" a ride on a commuter van traveling from El Cerrito to the UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen holds out his hand as the bees gather. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
California's Almond Pollination Season: Just Buzzin'
Did you hear that buzz in California's almond orchards? It takes about two colonies per acre to...
A honey bee pollinating an almond tree on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Up over and around...a honey bee circles an almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bottoms up! A honey bee foraging on an almond blossom on an older tree on Bee Biology Road. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
An Early Bloomer
You've heard of late bloomers. How about early bloomers? A trip to the Benica (Calif.) State...
A solo almond blossom blooming Jan. 5, 2014 in Benicia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It will be a few weeks until we see scenes like this. This photo was taken Feb. 11, 2013. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It's Almost Almond-Pollinaton Time
Hear the buzz in the California almond orchards? It's almost pollination time. The season usually...
Honey Bee on Almond