Small-scale beekeeper Mike Bennett visits Hunter’s Honey Farm to purchase a new colony of bees. Power tools and protective gear are a must.
As far as vegetables go, I’m putting in a lot of perennial things like Jerusalem artichokes and asparagus. Those are things that will come back every year so I don’t have to worry about them as much.
Daniel Orr is trying to set his garden up for success. In the kitchen, salad for breakfast? Definitely, especially when it features eggs, cheese and some fresh-from-the-garden greens.
And from Harvest Public Media, last year the federal government made a plan to address antibiotic resistance. Critics say one problem with the plan is it doesn’t set goals to reduce antibiotics used to treat farm animals.
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Federal agencies are changing some of the rules for how antibiotics are used on farms, which is raising questions about when antibiotics are really necessary.
Beneficial bacteria can help prevent you (or a cow) from getting sick. If they protect the animals from infection, farmers will need fewer antibiotics.
It’s not quite tomato season yet, but keep this recipe in your back pocket. Cherry tomatoes will start popping up before you know it.
Asparagus is one of the first vegetables to pop up in the garden in the spring. This week we have recipes for two different salads using asparagus.