How do monarch butterflies know when to migrate? Take the case of a male monarch reared, released...
Eight microscopes will be available at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Jan. 18. Visitors can view the research projects of doctoral students. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ants will be the topic of Zachary Griebenow of the Phil Ward lab, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology. This image shows emeritus professor Jerry Powell of UC Berkeley identifying insects at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ventura County Research Symposium
Sustainability Through Soil Health
February 27, 2020
Please join us for a morning of research updates and
speakers highlighting industry trends including:
- Soil Health Assessment and Management:
- Lessons from the Arid and Semiarid Southwest
- Dr. John Idowu, Extension Agronomist & Associate Professor at New Mexico State University
- Messages from Soil Health Research
- in San Joaquin Valley
- Dr. Jeffrey P. Mitchell, CE Cropping Systems Specialist at Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center
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When you think about global food security, you may not immediately think of plant-parasitic...
This is an adult Caenorhabditis elegans, one of the nematodes that Sebastian Eves-van den Akker studies. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)
It was a grand opening of the USDA-ARS bee research facility at the University of California,...
Ready to cut the ribbon (from left) are almond pollination consultant Robert Curtis of Carmichael, retired director of agricultural affairs, Almond Board of California; Brad Pankratz of Can-Am Apiaries, Orland; Jackie Parks-Burris of Jackie Park-Burris Queen Bees, Palo Cedro and a past president of California State Beekeepers' Association; Darren Cox, Logan, Utah, past president of American Honey Producers; and Kelvin Adee of Bruce, S.D., president of American Honey Producers.
And it's snipped! From left are almond pollination consultant Robert Curtis of Carmichael, retired director of agricultural affairs, Almond Board of California; Brad Pankratz of Can-Am Apiaries, Orland; Jackie Parks-Burris of Jackie Park-Burris Queen Bees, Palo Cedro and a past president of California State Beekeepers' Association; Darren Cox, Logan, Utah, past president of American Honey Producers; and Kelvin Adee of Bruce, S.D., president of American Honey Producers.
California State Beekeepers' Association members pose for a photo. From left are Steve Godlin, Jackie Park-Burris, Valeri Severson, Brad Pankratz, Buzz Landon, Brooke Palmer, and Trevor Tauzer.
The American Honey Producers Association with the ribbon. Wielding the scissors is Kelvin Adee of Bruce, S.D., president of American Honey Producers. The group later held a conference in Sacramento.
UC Davis-affiliated personnel pose with USDA personnel for a ribbon-cutting photo. From left are Charley Nye, UC Davis; Paul Pratt of USDA; Kevin Hackett of USDA; Anita Oberbauer of UC Davis; Eric Mussen of UC Davis; Robert Matteri of USDA; Neal Williams, Brian Johnson, Elina Niño and Bernardo Niño, all of UC Davis; and Julia Fine and Arathi Seshadri, USDA.
Much collaboration, cooperation, and camaraderie is expected here at the newly opened USDA-ARS bee research facility on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis.
29th Vertebrate Pest Conference
The 29th Vertebrate Pest Conference, an educational event for discussing and exchanging information on human-wildlife conflicts, will be held March 2 – March 5, 2020 at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, Santa Barbara, California. This is an applied Conference with CE units available for those in need. Special symposia for this year's Conference include “Predator Management”, “New Technologies for Managing Wildlife”, and “Island Invaders”, with additional concurrent sessions covering numerous aspects of human-wildlife conflict resolution. The Conference will kick off on Monday, March 2nd with an optional all-day field trip covering many human-wildlife conflict topics in the region. See the Preliminary Program for additional details on both the presentation topics, as well as the field trip details: http://www.vpconference.org/. Pre-registration is now open. Varying registration levels are available including full and daily registration, as well as discounted rates for retirees and students: https://www.target-specialty.com/vertebrate-pest-conference. Hotel rooms are currently reserved at the Conference hotel, but the number is limited. We encourage you to reserve your rooms as soon as possible to ensure the availability of the discounted Conference rate: https://book.passkey.com/event/49895504/owner/3105901/home. For additional details, see http://www.vpconference.org/ or contact Niamh Quinn (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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