A team led by a Virginia Tech scientist has found these pesticides may actually be damaging the bacteria communities in the guts of bees. The discovery, published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology, is a concern because alterations can affect honeybee health.
It's time to register for the Southern Region Master Gardener Conference, hosted by the Tarrant County Master Gardeners in the great state of Texas! This biennial event includes Master Gardeners from 13 southern US states: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. With a fantastic lineup of keynote and breakout speakers, along with amazing tour options, this conference is sure to please!
All who register before 11:59pm CST on Monday, September 5th will be entered to win:
One of five full REGISTRATION FEES* (current value: $275.00) or
One of five TOURS or THE COWBOY EXPERIENCE (winner's choice; valued between $30.00 and $70.00)
Already registered? Your name has been entered into the draw! * Note: Only those registrants who stay at the Sheraton Arlington for one or more nights will be entered into the drawing. The draw will be made at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office of the Tarrant County Master Gardeners in Fort Worth, Texas on Tuesday, September 6, 2016.
"Join fellow forest landowners and a host of natural resource professionals for a fun and exciting day in the woods learning about forest and wildlife management"
The 40th Fall Forestry & Wildlife Field Tours are as follows: October 7 – Essex County October 11 – Lee County October 14 – Prince William County October 20 – Dinwiddie and Nottoway Counties $35/person includes transportation, lunch and refreshments