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So You Want to Become a Master Beekeeper...

Extension apiculturist Elina Niño of UC Davis greets a beekeeping class before donning a veil and smoking the hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

So you want to become a Master Beekeeper. You don't want to just keep bees, you want to devote your life to learning more about them and understanding them. And you want to engage in public service. “Any universal and immutable scale with which...

Extension apiculturist Elina Niño of UC Davis greets a beekeeping class before donning a veil and smoking the hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Extension apiculturist Elina Niño of UC Davis greets a beekeeping class before donning a veil and smoking the hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Extension apiculturist Elina Niño of UC Davis greets a beekeeping class before donning a veil and smoking the hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Examining a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Examining a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Examining a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bees clustering on a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bees clustering on a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bees clustering on a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, March 7, 2016 at 4:29 PM

Everything's Coming Up Bees at UC Davis!

Extension apiculturist and professor David Tarpy of North Carolina State University will present a seminar on

Everything's coming up bees! A number of eminent bee scientists will be speaking soon at UC Davis. They include David Tarby, Gene Robinson and Dennis vanEngelsdorp. David Tarpy, Wednesday, Feb. 3Extension apiculturist/professor David Tarpy of North...

Extension apiculturist and professor David Tarpy of North Carolina State University will present a seminar on
Extension apiculturist and professor David Tarpy of North Carolina State University will present a seminar on "Young Regality: a Day in the Life of a Virgin Queen Bee" from 12:10 to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3 in 122 Briggs Hall, Kleiber Hall Drive, UC Davis. (North Carolina University Photo)

Extension apiculturist and professor David Tarpy of North Carolina State University will present a seminar on "Young Regality: a Day in the Life of a Virgin Queen Bee" from 12:10 to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3 in 122 Briggs Hall, Kleiber Hall Drive, UC Davis. (North Carolina University Photo)

Posted on Friday, January 29, 2016 at 7:55 PM

A Honey of a Day, a Honey of a Picnic

Beekeepers like to sample honey fresh from a comb. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It promises to be a "honey of a day" and a "honey of a picnic" at the 101st annual UC Davis Picnic Day on Saturday, April 18. Lots of activities are planned campuswide, but let's focus on the bees, pollination and honey tasting. The Department of...

Beekeepers like to sample honey fresh from a comb. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Beekeepers like to sample honey fresh from a comb. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Beekeepers like to sample honey fresh from a comb. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This was the scene of last year's honey tasting event at Briggs Hall. That's Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen, now retired, staffing the table. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This was the scene of last year's honey tasting event at Briggs Hall. That's Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen, now retired, staffing the table. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This was the scene of last year's honey tasting event at Briggs Hall. That's Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen, now retired, staffing the table. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 5:53 PM

Bee Health: That's What It's All About

A queen and her colony. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Bee health" is on the minds of beekeepers, scientists, farmers, growers, gardeners, environmentalists and generally, everyone who cares about bees. Which should be everyone. So we're looking forward to a special seminar by Pennsylvania State University...

A queen and her colony. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A queen and her colony. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A queen and her colony. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 4:20 PM

Give Her Some Space

A honey bee queen on a finger. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you see a news story about "honey bees" in a newspaper or magazine, odds are you'll see it spelled as one word,  "honeybees."    That's because the Associated Press Stylebook, the journalists' "bible," spells it that way. So do...

A honey bee queen on a finger. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee queen on a finger. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee queen on a finger. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 9:26 PM

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