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A Day in the Life of a Virgin Queen Bee

Bees buzz around David Tarpy (far left) and his students. (Photo courtesy of David Tarpy)

We've all read stories dealing with "A Day in the Life" of principals, presidents and princesses. We're probably familiar with The Beatles' song "A Day in the Life," the final song on their Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album.  But do you...

Bees buzz around David Tarpy (far left) and his students. (Photo courtesy of David Tarpy)
Bees buzz around David Tarpy (far left) and his students. (Photo courtesy of David Tarpy)

Bees buzz around David Tarpy (far left) and his students. (Photo courtesy of David Tarpy)

David Tarpy (in red), who received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, is a noted honey bee biologist and beekeeper. (Photo courtesy of David Tarpy)
David Tarpy (in red), who received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, is a noted honey bee biologist and beekeeper. (Photo courtesy of David Tarpy)

David Tarpy (in red), who received his doctorate in entomology from UC Davis, is a noted honey bee biologist and beekeeper. (Photo courtesy of David Tarpy)

The Almond and the Bee

A honey bee heads for an almond blossom in Davis, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Remember Stephanie Hsia? She's the beekeeper/graduate student at Harvard's Graduate School of Design who traveled through almond orchards in California's Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys in May 2014 to illustrate and pen a book about the spatial...

A honey bee heads for an almond blossom in Davis, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee heads for an almond blossom in Davis, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A honey bee heads for an almond blossom in Davis, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 6:03 PM

What's Wrong with My Bees?

This honey bee is doing poorly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"What's wrong with my bees?" That's a question frequently asked of Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. Fact is, he's an "unbee-lievable" wealth of information. The honey bee guru has served as...

This honey bee is doing poorly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This honey bee is doing poorly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This honey bee is doing poorly. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 10:16 PM
Tags: beekeeper (3), Eric Mussen (245), honey bees (352)
 
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