Honey production can increase tenfold in Pakistan: report

BEIJING: Pakistani honey production has the potential to increase tenfold, according to a report released by the China-Pakistan Agriculture and Industrial Information Cooperation Platform (CAPIC) Noted. In Pakistan, the honey industry has a good reputation and huge potential to make people’s lives sweeter. Endowed with rich species of bees and …

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Heating and humidity in the building

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s first warning forecast Return to the summer heat and humidity… Watch out for the areas of scattered fog this morning. Expect a nice mix of mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies today. An isolated downpour or thunderstorm could occur this afternoon, but rain will not be widespread. …

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Virginia Webb: Local beekeeper and farmer

Virginia Webb has an international reputation as a leading expert in bees and honey. Its Sourwood honey has been selected four times as the best in the world at the World Honey Show. And, its Sourwood Honey has been voted the best in the country for the past five years …

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Crushed beehives for crucial almond pollination

Beekeepers are working hard to make the almond pollination season in Northwest Victoria a booming success this year. Key points: Bees are needed to carry pollen from flower to flower on almond trees because almonds are not wind pollinated like some other crops. Tumut beekeeper rescued 1,200 beehives from swampy …

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Our love-hate relationship with dandelions

URBANA, Ill. – For a child, a dandelion is a magical thing. It is one of the first plants we learn to recognize. Bright yellow flowers make cheerful bouquets, necklaces and wreaths. The white fluffy seed heads become wishes when we close our eyes and blow. Adults, especially home gardeners …

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