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Whatcom Ag Monthly

February 2023

Volume 12 Issue 2

Effect of Beeflow on Highbush Blueberry Pollination in Northwest Washington

Adequate pollination is an essential step to sustain economically viable yields of high-quality blueberries. Highbush blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum) require insect-mediated pollination, which is largely provided by managed honey bees (Apis mellifera) that are rented by growers for pollination services.

SoilCon 2023: Recordings Now Available

The Washington State Soil Health Initiative (WaSHI), with support from Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (WSARE), delivered SoilCon 2023 last week. Recording of talks are now available.