Celebrating National Honey Month

It’s time to make your favorite cup of tea and visit your local beekeepers, because September is National Honey Month! The National Honey Board is an organization that was created and is overseen by the Department of Agriculture, and they established National Honey Month in 1989 as a way to celebrate and appreciate bees and…

Berks Ag Conservation Practices

On December 29, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), a historic and comprehensive “pollution diet.” The TMDL is the largest ever developed by EPA, encompassing a 64,000-square-mile watershed. A TMDL is a planning tool that provides the calculation of the maximum amount of a particular…