Bees, bugs and beef are buddies!
Multi-generational family farmers have recently enhanced local habitat by revegetating almost a hectare of less-productive pasture. The Peel family is one of the first successful applicants for Bee Friendly Farming® certification in Australia, and they are also recent successful recipients of funding from the affiliated Tree Grants program.
IPM reduces insecticide applications by 95% while maintaining or enhancing crop yields through wild pollinator conservation
Food production and ecosystem sustainability are not necessarily conflicting goals according to a recent publication by Department of Entomology, Purdue University, West Lafayette.
Grants support farmers on a pollinator-friendly tree planting mission
Agriculture businesses across the country have received funding to plant pollinator-friendly trees, thanks to a new program that’s supporting farmers to increase indigenous habitat for native pollinators.