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Billy Synk: Director of PAm's Pollination Programs

Former UC Davis staff research associate/beekeeper Billy Synk, shown in the apiary of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, has been named the director of Pollination Programs for Project Apis m. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's National Pollinator Week and there's exciting news on the horizon. Staff research associate Billy Synk of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, University of California, Davis, has been named director of Pollination...

Former UC Davis staff research associate/beekeeper Billy Synk, shown in the apiary of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, has been named the director of Pollination Programs for Project Apis m. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Former UC Davis staff research associate/beekeeper Billy Synk, shown in the apiary of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, has been named the director of Pollination Programs for Project Apis m. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Former UC Davis staff research associate/beekeeper Billy Synk, shown in the apiary of the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, has been named the director of Pollination Programs for Project Apis m. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, June 19, 2015 at 5:05 PM

Feel the Buzz!

Two bees heading for the same almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The word is "bees"  and "almonds" are their world. Right this very minute there are about 1.7 million colonies of bees pollinating California almonds. Since it takes two colonies to pollinate one acre, and California doesn't have that many...

Two bees heading for the same almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two bees heading for the same almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two bees heading for the same almond blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A University of California researcher in a Capay Valley almond orchard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A University of California researcher in a Capay Valley almond orchard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A University of California researcher in a Capay Valley almond orchard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 5:22 PM
Tags: almonds (21), Christi Heintz (2), Eric Mussen (245), honey bees (341), Project Apis m (2)
 
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