Flowers Can Endanger Bees, Study Finds – 2022 Guide

Flowers can pose a grave danger to bees, a team of researchers that includes a University of California, Riverside entomologist has determined. The study is the first to show that flowers are platforms for a host of pollinator parasites subsequently dispersed onto visiting bees. The finding could affect the national and international trade of flowers … Read more

Blueberry Benefits – 2022 Review

Researching the fruit’s health properties Mary Ann Lila, director of the Plants for Human Health Institute at NCSU, says blueberries contain a variety of phytochemicals that may help people with cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity, to name a few. Mary Ann Lila has never met a blueberry she didn’t like. In fact, if she … Read more

What You Need to Know Before Starting Your Own Coffee Farm Business in 2022 

Coffee is the world’s favorite beverage. It’s enjoyed everywhere around the world and there are hundreds of different ways of preparing coffee. It’s been around for so many years that every culture has developed its own different, small coffee traditions. But how many times have you thought, while sipping on your hot cup of coffee, … Read more

Cast a Wide Net When Selling Organics

Sage Creations Organic Farm based in Palisade, Colorado wholesales nationally more than 40 varieties from nine-acre farm markets a host of value-added products, including lavender wreaths and lavender-derived aromatherapy and bath and body oils. Lavender is one of the farm’s mainstays. She also raises sweet cherries, herbs and heirloom vegetables and offers farm and garden … Read more