China lost its Yangtze river dolphin. Next Climate Change Comes For Other Species

CNN — They called it the “Goddess of the Yangtze” – a creature so rare that it was thought to bring fortune and protection to local fishermen and all those lucky enough to spot it. But due to overfishing and human activity, it was on the brink of extinction and hasn’t been seen for decades. … Read more

Wildlife recovery project leads to cold fusion honey business for beekeepers in Sunshine Coast

When Leisa and Tony Sams bought a farm and reconnected the forest land that had been divided for a century, they never imagined where it would lead them. Seven years later, they produce an award-winning range of pure raw honey infused with flavors such as organic ginger, turmeric, lemon myrtle, rose petals, chili, cinnamon, lavender, … Read more

25th Culpeper Harvest Days Farm Tour Begins Fall Season This Weekend | Agriculture

Celebrating a quarter of a century, the 25th Culpeper Harvest Days Farm Tour takes place in the glorious, autumnal outdoors in and around 16 farming-focused locations, this Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18. The free, self-guided tour by vehicle, on foot, and sometimes by animal is sponsored by the Culpeper County Dept. of Economic Development. It … Read more

How New York Farm Breweries Get a Boost

With New York’s $3 billion-a-year craft beer boom, hop growers — and farm breweries — are seeing a boost as the state continues to promote locally grown ingredients. Chad Meigs is holding a bine from his hop field. (Emily Kenny/Spectrum News 1) Critz Farms in Madison County, owned and operated by Matthew and Juanita Critz, … Read more

Rwanda: beekeepers weigh in on how to boost honey production

With honey production in the country still low compared to demand, beekeepers are proposing different ways to solve the shortage. One of the major investments needed to increase honey production is to produce environmentally friendly pesticides, as the chemical pesticides currently used kill the bees and consequently reduce honey production, Elias Uwizeyimana, a beekeeper from … Read more