A tree for the bees
Franklin Witter (left), minister of state in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, assists Kivette Silvera, co-executive officer, Food For the Poor, with the planting of a june plum tree during the World Bee Day ceremony last Friday at the ministry’s Hope Gardens Complex. At centre is Locksley Waite, agronomist, fruit tree crop, Rural Agricultural Development Authority. The planting of fruit trees is a deliberate move to increase natural food sources for honey bees.

Franklin Witter (left), minister of state in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, assists Kivette Silvera, co-executive officer, Food For the Poor, with the planting of a june plum tree during the World Bee Day ceremony last Friday at the ministry’s Hope Gardens Complex.

At centre is Locksley Waite, agronomist, fruit tree crop, Rural Agricultural Development Authority.

The planting of fruit trees is a deliberate move to increase natural food sources for honey bees.

Photo: JIS

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