Government Extends Comment Period for Honey Identity Standard

United States Standard of Identity for Honey; Extension of Comment Period The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the comment period for the solicitation of comments on how a Federal standard of identity for honey would be in the interest of consumers, the honey industry, and U.S. agriculture. COMMENT PERIOD ENDS IN 29 DAYS (10/19/2014)

Diane Ullman Named Recipient of Distinguished Teaching Award from Entomological Society of America

by Kathy Keatley Garvey UC Davis Dept. of Entomology and Nematology DAVIS--Diane Ullman, a professor and longtime administrator at the University of California, Davis who was heavily involved in art-science fusion projects in her department's honey bee garden--one of her many activities--has been named the 2014 recipient of the Entomological Society of America's distinguished achievement award in teaching. This is the highest honor …