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"Food Security and the Next Green Revolution"
This Monday, we will have a visit by Dr. Ashok Alva, research leader at USDA ARS in Washington. He will be giving a seminar on Soil Water Sensors for Best Management of Irrigation for Specialty Crops at noon in the Sustainable Agriculture Class in PG 153. Informal discussions will take place in ECS 157 at 10am so pass by if you would like to meet him personally. Take some time and come on by!
|Venue:||FIU Organic Garden|
Local Beekeepers, Steve Corniffe and John Gentzel, will teach FIU students the basics of beekeeping in this workshop. Come learn about how to get started raising bees, the clothing and tools needed, building a hive, collecting honey, and management practices for common bee diseases. With so many honey bee colonies collapsing around the world, local beekeeping may serve as a viable option to maintain populations while benefiting from consuming local, raw honey as well as maintaining long term eco
National Pollinator Week is June 17-23. During this week, we celebrate pollinators and recognize the important role they play in providing many foods humans need for a healthy diet. Everyone knows that the job of pollinators is to pollinate flowers,but why do they do it?
|Venue:||Churchill’s Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Ave, Miami|
*All proceeds go to FIU’s Environmental Preserve and Garden.