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How to Become a California Master Beekeeper

This was the scene at the Harry H. Laidlaw Research Facility, UC Davis, for a testing of applicants for the California Master Beekeeper Program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

So you want to become a California Master Beekeeper. Yes! You can begin the process by registering on the California Master Beekeeper Program (CAMBP) website, announced program director and California Extension Apiculturist Elina Lastro Niño,...

Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 5:28 PM

Heaven in the Bee Haven

A young girl searches for bees amid the blossoms of the California native plant,  Brandegee's sage (Salvia brandegeei) (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It was heaven in the bee haven. As temperatures climbed into the seventies last Saturday, honey bees foraged in the California native plant, Brandegee's sage (Salvia brandegeei). and pollinated the almond blossoms. It seemed like spring. Nearly 600...

Registration Underway for UC Davis Bee Symposium, Set Saturday, March 3

A honey bee pollinating a pomegranate blossom in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's "bee" time! Make that "time for healthy bees!" Registration is underway for the fourth annual UC Davis Bee Symposium: Keeping Bees Healthy, set Saturday, March 3 in the UC Davis Conference Room on Alumni Drive. It's sponsored by the UC Davis Honey...

What's New in Entomology/Nematology Seminars

Entomologist Fiona Goggin of the University of Arkansas studies plant defenses. A UC Davis alumnus, she will return to the campus Jan. 17 to present a seminar. Here aphids suck out plant juices in a rose. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology is gearing up for a plethora of seminars for the winter quarter--ranging from understanding insect behavior to understanding biodiversity. The department launched the seminars  Wednesday, Jan. 10...

How to Have a Bugworthy Holiday and Beyond

You can buy honey for your honey or for yourself from the UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center. Pictured are  orange blossom honey, wildflower honey and corinader (cilantro) honey. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

So you're looking for a suitable bugworthy holiday gift. You're in luck. UC Davis has you covered. Want to buy the Honey Flavor and Aroma Wheel? Check.Want to buy honey (wildflower, orange blossom, coriander)? Check.Want insect/floral photography...

Posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 4:23 PM

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