12 March 2016 Current Affairs GK: The Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat, in association with the Karnataka Horticulture Department, will conduct a ‘honey festival’ in Mangaluru on March 12 and 13.PI Sreevidya, Chief Executive Officer of the zilla panchayat, said horticulture crops are the mainstay of the district and the festival is aimed at encouraging apiculture among farmers in the district.Apart from increasing the productivity of horticulture crops, apiculture also provides a source of income to farmers.For the Karnataka Horticulture Department, said bee colonies of various species and materials required for bee-keeping would be on display at the festival.The Dakshina Kannada Bee-Keepers’ Cooperative Society will make arrangements for the sale of honey at the festival. The organisers will also conduct a bee-keeping training programme as part of the honey festival on March 13.
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