At the heart of the myths around honey are consumers wanting a high quality, authentic product.
Farmers and harvest contractors are facing a shortage of experienced and skilled workers to assist with harvest operations due to COVID-19 movement restriction. Tocal College has developed courses to help out.
In continuing his series on going to a show, Bruce Pattinson discusses what happens when you arrive with your birds.
While the show season has been severely curtailed in many states, Bruce Pattinson has been getting a few requests to help people understand what goes on at a show.
Along with a beekeepers' passion for honey bees, the fact that they are stinging insects, fatal to those who have anaphylaxis to their venom, should always be considered in any plans and activities undertaken with our hives.
Delivery of all services in regional and remote rural areas has declined in recent years and delivery of skills training has been affected by this trend. With that in mind, Tocal College created the Agskills Program.
To help producers maximise animal health and growth, Central West Local Land Services held a pasture workshop at Waranilla, near Tullamore, NSW.
There is a growing awareness across the community of the practical wisdom of the traditional Aboriginal practices to manage the landscape.