Bees living in isolation have half their lifespans 50 years ago: study

Bees living in isolation have half their lifespans 50 years ago: study

Lab-grown honeybees live half as long today as they did fifty years ago, according to a new study that shows environmental stress is not the only factor affecting global bee populations. The insects’ longevity isn’t exactly known, but beekeepers have been reporting disproportionate declines and high colony turnover rates for years, with researchers noting that … Read more

Dairy Development Board on cards to uplift farmers, increase production

Dairy Development Board on cards to uplift farmers, increase production

The government is preparing the Dairy Development Board Act by 2022 to overhaul the country’s dairy sector.. Under this Act, a Dairy Development Board will be established to take all policy-making decisions related to the development of this sector. It will also oversee a number of issues, including government cooperation, market management and monitoring, organizing … Read more

Quality nutrition is a prerequisite for the success of the cow farmer

Quality nutrition is a prerequisite for the success of the cow farmer

With spring calving season still months away, beef producers know that quality nutrition is essential to finishing with a healthy calf. For many spring-calving herds, late fall or early winter marks the start of the third trimester and a significant increase in nutrient requirements. Coincidentally, this is also when most available feed stocks are at … Read more

Mosquito plague: Rainy weather, floods in NSW, Victoria sees insect population soar

Mosquito plague begins as incessant rain helps millions of people with the dreaded bug – Aussies are being warned to be on the lookout for the deadly disease. Australians are being warned to prepare for a mosquito plague this summer Experts say the recent wet weather has made for perfect breeding grounds Health authorities fear … Read more

Can I feed my pet only dry food? Why the answer is different for cats and dogs

Feeding your pet nutritious food and Minimizing environmental damage is not an easy balance and strike. A 2021 Vox the article details how pet food, mainly the beef and other animal proteins that make up the diets of cats and dogs, creates a serious sustainability problem through factory farming. New Scientific Reports Research says there … Read more

Daesung Smart Hive Plasma Ozone Storage New Product Introduction

Smart Plasma Ozone Storage Purchasing Agency’s innovative products to expand distribution to the private sector SEOUL, South Korea, November 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — DAESUNG Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of portable automatic beekeeping machines. The company has transformed traditional manual beekeeping into a modernized method and released a range of products that help everyone enjoy smart … Read more

Vertical farming of rare agricultural products is taking root in the UAE

Who says you can’t grow food in the desert? Thanks to vertical farming methodology and light-assisted hydroponics systems, farmers in the UAE grow not only mass-consumed food products, but also rare and exotic plants and high-value foods. Recently, Sharjah-based agricultural technology company Veggitech announced that it has grown and harvested the world’s most expensive spice, … Read more

Turkey’s salty pearl: The salt lake brings the sky to your feet

Located in the middle of the country between Ankara, Konya and Aksaray, Lake Tuz, Turkey’s second largest lake, is actually the shallowest lake in the entire country. The lake is among the saltiest in the world—hence the name Tuz, which literally means “salt”—but it’s also rich in biological diversity. The salt lake supplies about half … Read more

Amy-Lynn Albertson: Become a Beekeeper – Salisbury Post

Amy-Lynn Albertson: Be a beekeeper Posted on Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 12:00 pm Beekeepers demonstrate skills at field day By Amy-Lynn AlbertsonNorth Carolina Cooperative Extension Give a loved one the gift of beekeeping this Christmas. The Rowan County Beekeepers Association will host the 2023 Beginning Beekeeping Course on Saturdays, February 18th through March 11th … Read more