Harlan County Celebrates National Ag Week
Harlan County Farm Bureau celebrated National Agriculture Week by reading a book ”Zinnia’s Flower Garden” by Monica Wellington to the Harlan Elementary second grade class. Nola Sizemore, Women’s Chair, read the book to the class. Nathan Boggs, Harlan County Secretary and Young Farmer Chair, talked with the class about the importance of honey bees and pollination.
- When Tradition Called
- June 30, 2022
In the world of agriculture, tradition plays a very important role, especially when it comes to younger generations becoming part of an industry that is as old as the earth itself.
- Pollinators Make a Beeline for Roadside Wildflower Plots
- June 29, 2022
While traveling Kentucky’s interstates this summer, keep your eyes peeled for bright bursts of native blooms along the way. Plots of Kentucky wildflowers like milkweed, coneflower, and goldenrod create a sea of color all season long… and for a good purpose.
- The Critical Relationship Between Bees and Agriculture
- June 28, 2022
What do watermelon, canola, soybeans, and pumpkins have in common? They’re all Kentucky-grown crops that would not exist without bees.