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USDA Assistance for Livestock, Honeybee and Farm-Raised Fish Losses

Dan Economy, Industry News Release

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will issue $34 million to help agricultural producers recover from 2017 natural disasters through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP), which covers losses not covered by certain other USDA disaster assistance programs. These payments are being made available today, and they are part of a broader USDA effort to help producers …

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Honeybees and Beer

Dan This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom tells us all the ‘buzz’ about how honeybees help make a favorite beverage even better. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.     For years, the craft beer industry has been buzzing, literally, to meet the heavy demand for new and unique concepts and flavors. And for some types of brews, honeybees are starting to become big …