The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

2016 Bee Symposium: Keeping Bees Healthy

Date of Event: Saturday, May 07, 2016
Time of Event: 8:00AM
Location: UC Davis Conference Center
Price Per Ticket: $80.00
Last day to register online: Wednesday, May 04, 2016
This educational program is designed for beekeepers of all experience levels, including gardeners, farmers and anyone interested in the world of pollination and bees. In addition to our speakers there will be an active ‘Buzz Way’ featuring graduate student research posters, the latest in beekeeping equipment, books, honey, plants and much more.

Planting the Bee Garden

Date of Event: Saturday, May 14, 2016
Time of Event: 8:00am-12:00pm
Location: UC Davis Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven
Price Per Ticket: $30.00
Last day to register online: Thursday, May 12, 2016
Learn about the amazing bees and what we can do to conserve and appreciate them in our gardens. Topics include: * Preparing to install a bee garden * Elements of a successful bee garden * Classroom lecture to review bee garden plants * Field work in the garden to observe and discuss the plants Enrollment limited to 25. Registration fee of $30 includes light breakfast and course handouts. Bee collecting vacuums may be purchased for an additional $25 at the event. Registration deadline May 12, 2016. Instructor: Christine Casey, Ph.D., Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven

7th annual Giannini Foundation of Agricultural and Resource Economics Student Conference

Date of Event: Saturday, May 21, 2016
Time of Event: 10:00 AM
Location: UC Davis
Price Per Ticket: $0.00
Last day to register online: Sunday, May 15, 2016
The 7th annual Giannini Foundation of Agricultural and Resource Economics Student Conference (GARESC) will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 on the UC Davis campus. This Giannini­ sponsored student conference, supported by faculty members on the Berkeley, Davis, and Riverside campuses, aims to help promote inter­campus student collaboration. Topics will cover Agricultural, Natural Resource, Environmental, and Development Economics.

The Walt Klenz Lectureship Series Featuring Michael and Rob Mondavi

Date of Event: Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Time of Event: 5:30pm
Location: Robert Mondavi Institute , Sensory Building
Price Per Ticket: $10.00
Last day to register online: Monday, May 16, 2016
The Robert Mondavi Institute’s Walt Klenz Lectureship Series is a bi-annual event sponsored by Treasury Wine Estates, which brings world-famous wine makers and wine industry professionals to the UC Davis campus. The lectures attract a wide audience, and have featured myriad topics relating to the wine industry and its diverse array of professionals, each with unique perspectives, fascinating insights, and captivating stories. Past speakers include Zelma Long, owner of Vilafonté Vineyards, James Beard Award-winner Merry Edwards, and David Pearson, CEO of Opus One.($10.00 General Admission, Students Free with Valid Id)

Honey Sensory Experience

Location: Robert Mondavi Institute, Sensory Building
Begin Date: Friday, May 20, 2016
End Date: Saturday, May 21, 2016
Price Per Ticket: $675.00
Last day to register online: Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Taste Honeys from across the Globe The essential course for the professional buyer, importer, category manager, producer, packer or anyone who wants to gain expertise in the arena of honey analysis. Over two days, expert teachers will guide participants through a unique tasting and educational odyssey.

Honey Sensory MASTER CLASS

Date of Event: Sunday, May 22, 2016
Time of Event: 9:00AM
Location: Sensory Building, Robert Mondavi Institute
Price Per Ticket: $200.00
Last day to register online: Wednesday, May 18, 2016
A master class on the sensory evaluation of honey with Gian Luigi Marcazzan, President of the Italian Register of Experts in the Sensory Analysis of Honey, Bologna, Italy

BICI&BEVI Yolo Olive Oil and Wine Ride Presented by HOT ITALIAN

Date of Event: Saturday, May 28, 2016
Time of Event: 8:00am
Location: HOT ITALIAN Davis (500 1st Street)
Price Per Ticket: $150.00
Last day to register online: Friday, May 27, 2016
BICI&BEVI yolo olive oil and wine ride presented by HOT ITALIAN to benefit the UC Davis Olive Center! Join HOT ITALIAN and Bondolio on Memorial Weekend for a benefit ride to explore olive oil, wine, and pizza in Yolo County! Saturday, May 28. Registration: $150. Registration includes olive oil 101 and tasting at UC Davis RMI; tour, tasting, and lunch at Bondolio; and a bottle of premium extra virgin olive oil donated by Yolo Press. All proceeds benefit the UC Davis Olive Center, which seeks to do for olives what UC Davis did for wine.

Sensory Evaluation of Olive Oil Certificate Course

Date of Event: Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Time of Event: 8:00am
Location: Robert Mondavi Silverado Sensory Theater
Price Per Ticket: $1,275.00
Last day to register online: Friday, June 10, 2016
The essential sensory course for the professional buyer, importer, category manager, producer, or anyone who wants to gain expertise in evaluating olive oil. Sensory, culinary, chemistry and policy experts guide you through a unique tasting and educational odyssey. The lessons are useful for tasters at any level of experience.

Master Milling Certificate Course

Date of Event: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time of Event: 8:00am
Location: Robert Modavi Institute Silverado Sensory Theater
Price Per Ticket: $1,025.00
Last day to register online: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
The Master Milling Certificate Course has helped hundreds of olive oil processors produce better oil more efficiently. The course will be led by Leandro Ravetti, among the world’s top experts in olive oil processing, growing, and standards.As executive director of Australia’s Boundary Bend Limited,Leandro has helped guide the company to rapid growth, optimum efficiency, and top awards at international olive oil competitions. The company’s success is guided by innovation, data, and analysis to maximize oil production efficiency and quality.The course will include a field trip to three olive oil processors in Yolo County, including to Boundary Bend’s new U.S. facility.

College Celebration

Date of Event: Friday, October 14, 2016
Time of Event: 5:30 p.m.
Location: UC Davis ARC Pavilion
Contact Information: crcloud@ucdavis.edu
Price Per Ticket: $20.00
Last day to register online: Friday, October 07, 2016
On Friday, October 14, 2016 the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will bestow the Awards of Distinction at its 28th annual College Celebration. The event is held each year at harvest time to celebrate the advancement and accomplishments of our college and its impact on agriculture and the environment.

WCERS V - Lecture Days

Location: Santa Ynez Valley Marriott Buellton, CA
Begin Date: Thursday, November 03, 2016
End Date: Friday, November 04, 2016
Price Per Registration (incl. BBQ Buffet and Reception): $550.00
Last day to register online: Wednesday, November 02, 2016
West Coast Equine Reproduction Symposium - Lecture Days

WCERS V - Wet Lab

Location: Alamo Pintado Los Olivos, CA
Begin Date: Saturday, November 05, 2016
End Date: Saturday, November 05, 2016
Price Per Registration (limited to first 40 participants): $400.00
Last day to register online: Wednesday, November 02, 2016
West Coast Equine Reproduction Symposium - Wet Lab

Bee Garden Tour

Location: UC DAVIS Bee Biology Road, Davis, CA 95616
Begin Date: Monday, August 11, 2014
End Date: Saturday, December 31, 2016
Price Per Bee Tour Fee: $5.00
Last day to register online: Saturday, December 31, 2016
The Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven is a half-acre bee garden and outdoor museum devoted to bee pollinators and the plants that support them. Located next to the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis, it was planted in Fall 2009 through a generous gift from Häagen-Dazs. The garden is open year-round, from dawn to dusk.