Agriculture

Busy bees work at Lozar Apiaries in Edinburg.

Beekeeper Keeps Family Tradition Alive

Miguel Lozano holds a tiny wooden box with a mesh top and points to what’s crawling underneath it.  There’s a queen bee in there of European origin. It’s an important distinction, he said, because when she’s put in a hive, this queen will center a cluster of bees with Africanized roots, the ones dubbed “killer bees.” “She will calm the box,” Lozano said, looking out toward several hives in boxes…

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Pharr Celebrates Start of Produce Season

City of Pharr officials and Pharr International Bridge leaders recently celebrated the start of the 2020-2021 Produce Season. Also attending the bi-annual celebration at…
Pharr

Bayview Nursery Offers Paradise of Possibilities

Jason Hess took a tour of a nursery by a resaca in Bayview in 2017 and discovered a paradise. It was River’s End Nursery…

Martin’s Building On Its Years Of Service

Before there was a University Drive and UTRGV, there was Harriman…
Edinburg

WestPlains Exports RGV Sorghum

For the first time in 13 years, the Port of Brownsville resumed the…
Brownsville

Los Fresnos Couple Developing RGV Winery

People all over the world enjoy having a glass of wine. Some make…