I love almonds (especially the dry roasted ones) Thankfully California is renting honeybees to keep the crop going.
Hives for hire: California’s almond crop — the state’s most valuable farm export — owes its vitality to 48 billion buzzing helpers: rented honeybees from across the U.S.
Photo: A honeybee pollinates a flowering almond tree at Paramount Farming in Lost Hills. Credit: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times
Look who decided to show up for the first day of Meteorological Spring.