Bird Tattoo by Dunya Mikhail book review

Comment on this story Comment Many exaggerated claims are made about poetry, but Dunya Mikhail is not being hyperbolic or even metaphorical when he says, “Poetry really saved my life.” In the 1990s, Mikhail worked for the “Baghdad Observer” magazine in his hometown. As the political environment under Saddam Hussein became increasingly dangerous, he had … Read more

Farm incomes rose 14% to record highs

WASHINGTON DC Farm incomes rose 14% to record highs High commodity prices, partly due to the war in Ukraine, will push net U.S. farm income to a record $160.5 billion this year, the USDA said, despite a sharp increase in spending. Farm income, a measure of profitability, will be 14% higher than last year and … Read more

Beekeeping revives forests, soil in Zim

Sixty-year-old Edna Murisa is one of 200 women fighting to protect the forests around the Hurungwe region in northwestern Zimbabwe. About 300km from the capital Harare, Murisa Garden, comprising a three-bedroom house and rondavel kitchen, is surrounded by thick forests of both exotic and indigenous trees such as munhondo, julberndia globiflora and muvanga. The forest … Read more

The Chinese government has said it is ready to buy honey produced in Tanzania

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Eliamani Sedoyeka disclosed this here on the sidelines of a special forum organized by the Beekeeping Value Chain (BEVAC) support project. The event is intended to discuss various issues related to the activity of the beekeeping and honey production sector, including the trade barriers … Read more

BeeHero raises $42 million in Series B to accelerate deployment of data-driven precision pollination platform | Business

FRESNO, Calif. and PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 02, 2022– BeeHero, a pioneer in Precision Pollination, today announced that it has closed an oversubscribed $42 million Series B funding round. Lead investor Convent Capital includes General Mills, Cibus Capital (formerly ADM Capital), Rabobank, MS&AD, Firstime, J-Ventures, Plug&Play, iAngels, Gaingels, UpWest, etc. To date, BeeHero has raised … Read more

Malenka discusses heartbreak with “The Pain Presents You.”

Malenka, a self-proclaimed bohemian, has a rich background in Polish-born London-based artist. After an unorthodox upbringing surrounded by colorful characters, the rising star left Warsaw for the British capital and lived in what he described as “a series of dangerous flat stocks” while trying his hand at beekeeping and beer sales. studying psychology and doing … Read more

New clues on how carbon dioxide affects bee reproduction – ScienceDaily

While it is a familiar sight for many to see a beekeeper injecting clouds of carbon dioxide into the hive to calm the insects, little is known about its other effects on bees. A recent study revealed clues about how the chemical compound affects bee physiology, including reproduction. A research team led by an entomologist … Read more

Agriculture Secretary tours veteran-owned farms, encourages support for veteran farmers this holiday season ::

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Brigadier General Mark Goodwill joined veterans and partners Wednesday on tours of veteran-owned farms in Allegheny and Fayette counties. (Image above: Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding speaks to the media with Brigadier General Mark Goodwill, veterans and partners during tours of veteran-owned farms in Allegheny and Fayette … Read more