MODESTO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Join Richard Waycott, President & CEO of the Almond Board of California (ABC), Dr. Josette Lewis, Director of Agricultural Affairs at ABC, and bee expert Dr. Gordon Wardell as they announce the California almond community's five-point Pollinator Protection Plan, reaffirming the industry's long-term commitment to protecting and improving honey bee health. Learn about the key areas of the Pollinator Protection Plan, along with what farmers and their beekeeper partners are doing as we approach the annual almond bloom in February.

1 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Why Bees Matter. 2 USDA-ERS. Land Use, Land Cover and Pollinator Health: A Review and Trend Analysis. July 2017. 3 Gene Brandi. Vice President, American Beekeeping Federation.

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