Honey bees are essential for successful pollination of almonds and about 90 other foods.
1. Maintain clear communication among all parties involved, regarding the specifics of pesticide applications.
2. If it is necessary to spray the orchard, do so in the late afternoons or evenings.
3. Avoid applying insecticides during bloom
4. Avoid tank-mixing products during bloom
Hives should be placed:
The best time to remove the honey bees is when 90% of the flowers on the latest blooming variety are at petal fall.