About Our Partners
The UC Davis' College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences is #1 of its kind in the world. The Honey and Pollination Center is pleased to be working with:
The Department is world renowned for its quality research, education and public service. Globally, it is ranked No. 7 by The Times Higher Educational World University Rankings. The UC Davis Bee Lab is home to world class research and extension programs supporting California’s beekeepers and growers, students, colleagues and the people of California. Programs include integrative research on honey bee and wild bee health, management, behavior, genetics, microbiology, ecology and conservation, as well as pollination of wild and crop systems. Members bring together collaborative teams to address pressing issues and longstanding challenges for bees and pollination.
The California Master Beekeeper Program was established in 2016 in response to the ever-increasing numbers of California beekeepers. The program uses science based information to educate stewards and ambassadors for honey bees and beekeeping. Then this program is perfect for you! The mission of the California Master Beekeeper Program is to provide science-based education to future stewards and ambassadors for honey bees and beekeeping.
The Viticulture and Enology department combines the sciences of viticulture and enology in a single research and teaching unit that encompasses all of the scientific disciplines that impact grape growing and winemaking. The LEED Platinum Teaching and Research Winery, made possible by a gift from Robert Mondavi, is the most advanced and most sustainable winery in the world. Currently the department is collaborating with the center doing mead research.
The Department of Food Science & Technology is internationally recognized to make food safer, tastier, and healthier for consumers. Currently the department is collaborating with the center researching varietal honeys, analyzing nutrients and evaluating sensory attributes.