There are many misconceptions surrounding the Australian poultry industry and the Poultry Cooperative Research Centre want to do something about it.
While there is research suggesting bees talk to each other, there is also a belief bees benefit from a beekeeper talking to them.
Honey bees are the most important insect pollinator of cultivated agricultural and horticultural crops worldwide, transporting tiny pollen grains on their hairy bodies from one flower to another.
Over the years I have had many calls asking about egg colour, especially over the last five years as the tinted eggs have become popular.
Media interest in the animal and human health risks associated with keeping backyard poultry has revealed the need for improved biosecurity education, according to Australian Eggs.
More than two thirds of the landholders in the Central Tablelands Local Land Services manage properties of 150 hectares or less and LLS are hosting workshops to help them work smarter.