The Department of Agriculture offered a beekeeping workshop in Abaco on March 20. Together with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), the Department of Cooperatives, the Starlight Foundation and Gold Stream Ltd, the workshop was held on two separate days.
Birds, Bees and Butterflies. Without them, well, it would be boring. The next time you enjoy the color of a bright flower, or enjoy the sweet smell of a fragrant blossom, or even enjoy the scrumptious taste of juicy, fresh fruit, Remember the 3 B’s - Birds, Bees Butterflies.
The importance of the honey bee is not fully recognized by the majority of people and it is, unfortunately, not uncommon to find people killing off hives of bees without any thought as to the consequences. It has been said that “Honey bees are the glue that holds our agricultural system together,” but for the past several years honeybees have been disappearing at an alarming rate throughout the world.