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Posts Tagged: Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility

Got Hives or Want Hives? Enroll in UC Davis Beekeeping Courses

Extension apiculturist Elina Niño (left) with participants in a beekeeping course at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

So you want to become a beekeeper...or you want to advance your apiary skills? Or maybe there's "keeper" in the family and you want to give him or her a gift certificate that will fit nicely under the Christmas tree?  You're in good hands! The...

Honey, I've Found You! Open House on Sunday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Dec. 10

Before it's jarred, honey looks like this! The honey is at the top of this frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you like honey and want to learn more about it, the place to “bee” on Sunday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Dec. 10 is the seventh annual Z Specialty Food Open House. It's scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in its warehouse, 1250-A Harter Ave.,...

It's All the Buzz: WAS to Meet in Davis in 2017

This sign, fronting the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis, is the work of self-described

It's all the buzz. It's just been announced that the Western Apicultural Society (WAS), founded 40 years ago at UC Davis, will be meeting ...drum roll...Sept. 5-8,  2017 in Davis, Calif. That's the kind of advance notice we like. Fortieth...

So, You Want to Become a Beekeeper...

Worker bees and queen cells. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

So you want to become a beekeeper... You want to do your part to help the declining bee population. You want to learn about the honey bees that pollinate the food you eat, including fruits, vegetables and nuts (especially almonds!). You'd love some...

Posted on Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 3:53 PM

Where You Can Learn All About Bees and Beekeeping

There's the queen! (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're a beekeeper or plan to become a beekeeper, you need to read the UC Davis Apiculture Newsletter, the work of Extension apiculturist Elina Niño and her associates at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, aka the UC Davis...

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