Bumblebees dart in and out of hives inside Brent Cornett's greenhouse in rural Laurel County. Without them. Cornett, '01, would not have such an abundance of bright, red tomatoes that play a role in his family's diversified farming operation.Read More
Managed bees and native pollinators are necessary to agriculture, and Kentucky is working to protect them with the Pollinator Protection Plan.Read More
If you would have told Dr. Tammy Potter ten years ago, that she would be the state apiarist (fancy word for beekeeper), she probably would have laughed at you. Potter attended college to become an English professor and was one for many years until her grandfather called her back to the farm that she was determined to get away from, to help him take care of his bees.Read More
An old Kentucky agricultural staple could help improve pollinator decline.Read More
Steve Smith believes a spoonful of local honey cures the allergies that ail you.
It worked for Smith, co-owner of a Kentucky Proud business called Bee Boys Honey.Read More