Harmony’s Kayla Shook combines faith, motherhood, flowers and agriculture

Tathel Miller Farmer Rhodes Granddaughter If you go to look up Fields of Faith Flower Farm on Instagram and go to the profile page, you will read these words:Fresh cut flower farm. Keeping chickens. Flowers. Little boys. Living on a small piece of land and a lot of faith.” Located in Harmony, Fields of Faith … Read more

Fall Bee School will be held in Bryan on Saturday | Latest news

Nearly 400 people are planning to attend the eighth annual Fall Bee School — hosted by the Brazos Valley Beekeepers Association — Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Bryan. According to Denise Mann, communications volunteer with the Brazos Valley Beekeepers Association, the Fall Bee School will have approximately 50 … Read more

Pee Dee REC Field Day Learns About Cotton, Ground Covers, Pollinators & More | Local news

DENISE ATTAWAY Clemson University This year has been great for cotton, and a Clemson Extension cotton specialist says variety selection is the key to success. Speaking at the Clemson Pee Dee Research and Education (REC) Field Day in 2022, Clemson Cooperative Extension Service cotton specialist and agronomy professor Michael Jones said variety selection for producers … 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

Beekeeping Could Be Game Changer For Parish Model

The goal of the Parish Development Model (PDM) is to deepen the decentralization process; improve family income; enable inclusive, sustainable, balanced and equitable socio-economic transformation; and increase accountability at the local level. This implies the eradication of poverty and vulnerability, as well as the total transformation of the subsistence households into the money economy. It … 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