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Monday, October 2, 2023

"Bee-mageddon" 2021/2022 crept insidiously into Canadian hives on the balmy breezes of an early spring.
The honey and pollination industry pivoted despite losses approaching 50 per cent nationwide, but the experience provided a chilling warning...

Monday, October 2, 2023

Jessica Small does not consider herself an agricultural expert, far from it in fact. A 15-year career as a senior programmer for an event planning company based out of Toronto gave her a valuable and marketable skill set...

Monday, July 17, 2023

If there are three facts Tonya Haverkamp will never forget, it's these --- eggs have six grams of protein, 14 nutrients and 70 calories.

Monday, July 17, 2023

Farmers across the province are concerned about recent changes in process and development around agricultural lands and planning policies.

Monday, July 17, 2023

Sometimes it just takes reading what someone else is doing to get the gears turning. That is how it began for Angela Devitt who is now the creator, owner, marketer, miller, designer and packager of Stone Bridge Flour in Kincardine.

Monday, July 17, 2023

On March 29, over a hundred farmers from the Northern Bruce Peninsula met in Bill Ceaser's new shed near Lion's Head for a day about drainage and drones, aptly named D-Day. Organized by the Bruce Peninsula Biosphere Association...

Monday, July 17, 2023

A review of your local municipal canine control bylaw may be in order if you plan to use working dogs for herding or guarding livestock on your farm.
Despite the advice of Ontario Sheep Farmers (OSF) in correspondence sent to ...

Monday, May 15, 2023

The asks and thanks kept Huron Bruce MP Ben Lobb and Huron Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson alternating between smiles and serious nods at the Huron County Federation of Agriculture's MP/MPP and Local Politician Forum held March 31 in Holmesville...

Monday, May 15, 2023

There was a full house in the Keady Community Centre on March 25 as the Bruce County and Grey County Federations of Agriculture hosted their 15th annual politicians' day...

Monday, May 15, 2023

After digging out the calf hutches during the great Christmas snowstorm of 2022 and worrying about the health of his calves, Tyler Hendriks decided to adapt a section of a new storage shed into a calf barn for his Jersey calves...

Monday, May 15, 2023

A sixth generation beef farmer with a love of grass and a swath of advice told hundreds at a Spring Grazing meeting in Brussels to look in the mirror and be "linger grazers" if they want to raise healthy cows and have a great life..

Monday, April 17, 2023

He is a retired doctor. She is a retired teacher. Now they grow native plants, "preaching" the good news of restoration when they sell them at the Kincardine Farmers' Market in conjunction with "choosing life" on what was once a heavily grazed farm.

Monday, April 17, 2023

Agricultural technology is always changing, and manure technology is no different. Building on a three-part video series on Manure Innovation, a "Manure Tour" went across Ontario and talked with 250 farmers about manure management and innovation...

Monday, April 17, 2023

Charlotte Campbell traded in her GTA (Greater Toronto Area) condo for a RR (Rural Route) Hen House and couldn't be happier for it.
"I miss nothing about the city," she said from her and husband Mike Rattan's Norwich-area farm. "Nothing, nothing...

Monday, March 13, 2023

"I support Wet'suwet'en strong" -- that's one of the many examples of solidarity slogans brandished on signs carried by non-Indigenous people at Indigenous sites of protest across Canada. Since the publication of the report of the ...

Monday, March 13, 2023

Goat arthritis and production goals topped the reason four goat producers keep or cull goats for their dairy goat herds.
Emily Franken of Teeswater, Willem Vendrig of Walton, Dave Passhier of Blyth and Michelle Bowering of Ilderon made up a panel ...

Monday, March 13, 2023

Families need to rethink themselves as "teams" when operating a family farm to utilize the expertise of each member because this increases productivity and efficiency, say relationship experts at Farm Credit Canada's Young Farmers Summit...

Monday, March 13, 2023

The Marshall clan is expanding through diversification into an innovative whole-milk dispensing machine and cheese production facility rather than upping numbers of dairy cattle and quota in order to move a five-generation farming operation into a sixth..

Monday, February 13, 2023

Mixing a bowl of flour, water and sourdough bread starter by hand is a sticky experience but it's the start of creating crusty, healthy sourdough bread at Red Hen Artisanale near Priceville...

Monday, February 13, 2023

The first full summer we were in our new garden, I saw a couple of fireflies. I was stunned. With all the streetlights, and new brilliant lighting systems on so many houses, it was a miracle...

Monday, February 13, 2023

Full of energy, curiosity and charisma, it's probably no surprise the former "nerd who worked for the military" became a successful businessman. But the journey did not come without stress, threat ...

Monday, February 13, 2023

Like so many small-scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa, where climate change is compounding chronic poverty and the challenges of growing enough food for daily sustenance, farmer Asnakech Zema....

Monday, December 12, 2022

Preserving agriculture and resisting the push to develop land around Thornbury was a passionate discussion for members of the Grey County Federation of Agriculture (GCFA) at their annual meeting held October 13 at Walter's Falls.

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