Bee Friendly Farming to partner with Vestaron Corp.

This three-year commitment is the result of the shared mission of protecting and promoting honeybees and other helpful pollinators, and working with growers to make it all happen. more »
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Cover crops emphasize bee health for almond bloom

Pollination in almond orchards has become an incredible market, joining the ranks of irrigation and harvest at 15-20% of a field’s annual costs, while marking what the Almond Board of California calls the largest pollination event in the world. ... more »

Optimizing almond pollination at challenging time of year        

Pollination conditions when almond trees are in bloom can be far from ideal, however, Biobest has some suggestions. Now we are in mid-winter, most trees have lost their leaves and are waiting for s... more »

Seed grants set to support pollinator health and biodiversity

Honeybees and native pollinators will find more forage in California’s almond orchards this spring as a result of the almond community’s five-point Pollinator Protection Plan. Announced one yea... more »

Grower Trial Network continues with bee technology virtual event

On Thursday, Jan. 28, the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) Grower Trial Network met virtually to discuss bee pollination season in the West. ApisProtect and The Bee ... more »

California almond pollination season is approaching

Hear that buzz? That's the sound of millions of bees getting ready for the largest pollination event in the world - California almond bloom. The season usually begins around Valentine's Day, Feb. 1... more »

Pollinator work brings National Academy of Sciences award to researcher

Pollinators, such as honeybees, sustain ecosystems by transferring pollen to flowers, which supports seed, fruit and vegetable production. Pollinator populations are declining across the globe due to ... more »

Beekeepers work to recover after wildfire damage

Beekeepers who suffered losses from a lightning-sparked wildfire last summer say they have a few surviving honeybee colonies, and look forward to spring when they can build more hives for almond polli... more »

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