Monday, February 14, 2022

Panelists discuss the future of the dairy industry

Monday, February 14, 2022

Late in 2021, Gary Forbes received a bale wrap compactor on his farm in Northern Bruce Peninsula. He is one of many Bruce County farmers now participating in the Building a Zero Plastics Waste Strategy for Agriculture pilot developed ...

Monday, February 14, 2022

Calving season can be both an exciting and stressful time of year for cow-calf producers and having a plan in place can help improve calving success. Grey Bruce Farmers' Week Beef Day hosted a timely beef farmer panel to discuss ...

Monday, February 14, 2022

Tom Trick's approach to farming is to try and run an environmentally beneficial mixed farm in a landscape of intensive agriculture and urban influx.
Mixed farms are rare these days and Trick's passion for his endeavour was evident in...

Monday, February 14, 2022

"I think I'll work on the tractor this afternoon -- make sure it's ready for planting season," Dave Winston mentioned to the others when they settled in at Mabel's Grill for the morning coffee session the other day.
"You're gung ho, aren't ...

Monday, February 14, 2022

There was a little drawer beside the fridge at the farmhouse that always held four things --- a box of wax paper, parchment paper, tin foil and a box of Saran Wrap.
For years and years, I would wrap up leftovers with Saran Wrap and tuck...

Monday, February 14, 2022

I found it significant that when I went to find the article Canada's rural-urban divide is getting deeper, and that hurts all Canadians by Donald J. Savoie on The Globe and Mail website recently, it had already been discontinued after about...

Monday, February 14, 2022

"We are so lucky to live where we do," is a phrase I have heard many times, and especially through the past two years. While many people are still itching to travel, especially to warmer climates to escape the Huron County winter, most people realize....

Monday, February 14, 2022

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, a farmer-led coalition in India has set an example for the world: small voices, combined together, can make a difference.
In summer of 2020, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi led an effort to "modernize" his ...

Monday, February 14, 2022

"Well, here we are again!" sighed Dave Winston when Cliff Murray carried takeout food from Mabel's Grill into Dave's heated garage the other morning. "Back having coffee in my garage again, a year after we were sure the pandemic would be over in just...