It’s not all up to beekeepers; almond growers can also be active participants in improving pollination of their crops. According to best management practices developed by Project Apis m., providing supplemental food and clean, accessible water is a good start. Direct beekeepers to sources of native flowering forage before and after bloom, and consider planting a cover crop of mustard, clover and vetch in orchard perimeters or adjacent fallow land. Like all living things, bees rely on ...

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