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Monday, June 17, 2024

When considering what makes Blyth unique, the first thing that comes to most people's minds might be its hearty theatre scene, or perhaps its unofficial mascot ...

Monday, June 17, 2024

For two decades Sandra May Blodgett has lived in Paisley and for just about that length of time, she has wanted to create community with food. She's finally realized her dream with Orchard's Landing Paisley, a hub for food and food-connected ...

Monday, June 17, 2024

In 2019, Ronaldo (Rony) Lec and Myriam Legault moved from Guatemala to Ontario with their two young daughters. All they knew was that they needed to farm. While there is plenty of farmland in the province, gaining access to ...

Monday, June 17, 2024

An innovative start-up company comprised of university doctoral students or full PhDs is applying the age-old adage of "waste not, want not" to the very modern goal of a commercially-viable solution...

Monday, May 13, 2024

The number of tree species in Huron County's forests is "catastrophically low" reveals a condensed report of the Forest Health Project released April 9.
"Most of our trees are upland and downland Maples," says Erin Gouthro, who has been working...

Monday, May 13, 2024

When Cadmus Delorme grew up in Southern Saskatchewan on the Cowessess First Nation reservation, he did not know or believe he was a farmer. Neither did his father or grandfather.
"I remember every spring and fall, a non-Indigenous person ...

Monday, May 13, 2024

Jamie Visser's personalized beef-farming "reality TV" has become a valued virtual component of his operation.
Theft at a second, distanced property put security cameras on the Oxford County-based farmer's radar. But it's the real-time visual...

Monday, May 13, 2024

It's not always easy to accept, the aging thing. Barbara McLean is experiencing that as an older shepherd, managing her small flock near Holstein, on a farm that took a lifetime to reclaim, restore and rejuvenate into the pastoral perfection ...

Monday, April 15, 2024

Lindsay Partridge says she loves Liberty horse training because it helps riders get better at understanding themselves, their horse and the language that connects them.
Speaking on Horse Day on January 7 at Grey Bruce Farmers Week held in Elmwood...

Monday, April 15, 2024

Calling himself a "frustrated farmer", the president of Lactalis Canada which is the country's largest milk processor, said the company is all about defending dairy farmers against negative comments because the milk...

Monday, April 15, 2024

Nahneebahweequay's life exemplifies the nuanced complexity of combined Indigenous/colonial history, and the importance of recording and recognizing it along the path to truth and reconciliation.
"We should know her story," ...

Monday, April 15, 2024

Luke Hartung's ancestors were some of the first settlers to arrive in Perth County in the 1830s and it's not hard to imagine how proud they would be that the better life they imagined for their children and children's children is exemplified in Luke...

Monday, March 11, 2024

Road safety isn't very exciting until it is and no one ever calls the police for a good time which is why farmers need to follow the rules, no matter how desperate they are to get the crops off...

Monday, March 11, 2024

Ontario beef farmers saw record cattle prices in 2023, a trend that is expected to continue into 2024. Beef Farmers of Ontario president Jack Chaffe and Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs chief economist Steve Duff who ...

Monday, March 11, 2024

Bailey's Local Foods is an online farmers' market offering consumers coordinated virtual access to the equivalent of 150 local farmgate stands, combined with the convenience of one-stop shopping and delivery...

Monday, March 11, 2024

There is a significant oversupply of aggregates and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is failing to adequately inspect aggregate operations, reveals a fact sheet on the Auditor General's Report on gravel mining in Ontario...

Monday, March 11, 2024

With all the rain, snow and pressure from thousands of tires, fixing the long laneways leading to the Gordon family's new dairy barn outside of Thedford was the order of business days after their open house...

Monday, February 12, 2024

Kevin Aitken of Grey County wanted to expand his beef herd but couldn't find more land to rent. Blake Vince of Kent County wanted cattle to improve his land without purchasing an entire herd or building a barn. The like-minded duo formed ...

Monday, February 12, 2024

A dairy producer watching his herd may only notice a quarter of the cows that are actually lame in his barn due to familiarity and limited practice using locomotion scoring.

Monday, February 12, 2024

Necessity truly was the mother of invention for Red Dragon Dairy. Its pivot from sheep and goat milk production into sheep cheese-making and retail was driven initially by the 'PDQ' (pretty darned quick) need to do something with 2,500 litres ...

Monday, January 15, 2024

Farmers, you are doing a great job! That was the message a full house of rural leaders, farmers and mental health advocates heard at Four Winds Barn in Brussels at the launch of S.H.E.D....

Monday, January 15, 2024

Tom Smith, owner of Atwood Resources Inc. (formerly Atwood Pet Food) is passionate about two aspects of his work: keeping the environment clean by recycling, and keeping it clean by ...

Monday, January 15, 2024

Still farming and raising dairy sheep in their retirement, Eric and Elisabeth Bzikot of Conn have now written a book about sheep dairying for the next generation of ...

Monday, December 11, 2023

*A farmer known for his commitment to dairy farming, the former Seaforth Farmers Cooperative, Gay Lea and the Canadian Foodgrains Bank has been awarded the ...

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