Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture

Healthy Pollinators Make Healthy Farms

Viewpoints / Farmside Chat June 7, 2021

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Pollinators are critical workers on America’s farms, and farmers across the country are taking steps to promote healthy habitats to keep pollinators thriving. In the first half of this episode, Iowa Farm Bureau President Craig Hill discusses how efforts across the Midwest are preserving Monarch butterflies. Then, North Carolina farmer Kamal Bell shares his beekeeping knowledge and how Sankofa Farms is supporting the local community and getting the next generation excited about sustainable agriculture.

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