gardening

Gardening Simplified, Self-Seeding Crops

Dan Field Crops, Pollinators, This Land of Ours

Today’s lifestyle has everyone constantly on the go. You still love gardening, but just don’t seem to have the time to devote to it. Cathy Isom has a solution for you. In today’s program, Cathy tells you about the best crops to grow for the time-strapped gardener. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Gardening Simplified, Self-Seeding Crops Gardening …

honeybee

Agri View: Honeybee Update

Dan Agri View, Pollinators

Everett Griner talks about the honeybee battle still being fought in today’s Agri View. Honeybee Update Well, it has been a dozen years or more since the United States faced that series of problems that threatened to destroy our honeybee industry. Scientists have still not solved the problem, but, they have found a lot of things that have helped. One …

ars

ARS Scientist Leads Consortium to Seek Honey Bee Disease Controls

Dan Industry News Release, Pollinators, Research

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) entomologist Steven Cook will be leading a $1 million funded international consortium of scientists to seek new controls for Varroa mites, honey bees’ number one problem. Cook, with the Bee Research Laboratory, a part of ARS’s Beltsville (Maryland) Agricultural Research Center, will be the principal investigator of a group that will include scientists from the United States, Canada and Spain. ARS is …