Happy World Bee Day! Without honey bees there would quite simply be no almonds so California’s almond farmers have a deep, vested interest in protecting their health.
Because of their essential role in almond farming, moving pollen from… Read more
Throughout this year’s almond bloom, almond farmers and orchard visitors have been posting on social media to give you a behind the scenes look of one of the most beautiful times of the year in the Central Valley.
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Honey bees are essential to the global food supply. Did you know that 35 percent of the world’s food crops rely on pollinators to some degree?
As almond bloom wraps up over the next few weeks, honey bees that came to California to… Read more
Almond Board of California is celebrating its community by running occasional features on farmers, processors, and others who support the industry, highlighting their commitment to sustainability.1
Robbie Bell of Fort Meade, Florida, has… Read more
Honey bees work hard during the almond bloom season to ensure the growth of our favorite nut, but it’s not a one-sided relationship!
Bees benefit from abundant single sources of high-quality pollen, like the pollen from almond blossoms.… Read more
The following are excerpts pulled from a Manteca Bulletin article published on February 12 entitled “Who needs Chanel No. 5 when you have almond blossoms to caress your senses?” by Dennis Wyatt that can be viewed here.
“But then as the… Read more
The California almond community is continuously improving our sustainability practices across many focus areas. One of our top priorities is honey bee health, which is why this year – right in time for almond bloom and pollination season… Read more
It’s the most beautiful time of year in California’s almond orchards! Almond tree buds are bursting into light pink and white blooms, and honey bees are foraging for pollen and nectar in the orchards.
As the bees move from tree to tree,… Read more
While honey bees have always been the star of the show for almond pollination, we know other pollinators play important roles in our food supply. So as we continue celebrating National Pollinator Week, we’re highlighting a native bee that… Read more
National Pollinator Week is here! It is a time to celebrate pollinators, the diverse diets they support, and spread the word about how we can protect them.
Without pollinators, like the honey bee, we wouldn’t have almonds. In fact, 35… Read more