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A Sure Sign of Spring

Trucking Along

A sure sign of spring: trucks loaded with bee hives heading out to the almond orchards. Yes, almond pollination season is almost here. California has approximately 700,000 acres of almonds, and each acre requires two hives for pollination. Since...

Trucking Along
Trucking Along

A SURE SIGN OF SPRING--A truck loaded with bee hives tows a forklift as it travels through Sacramento. The forklift will alleviate the movement and placement of the hives in a soggy orchard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ah, almonds!
Ah, almonds!

HONEY BEE nectaring an almond blossom in a photo taken Feb. 27, 2008. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 6:50 PM

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