After watching this episode of the Agenda, it struck me that farmers are going to have a difficult time explaining agriculture and defending ourselves to the very confident food activists. I thought Crystal MacKay did a great job of describing the issues farmers face. Is anyone else worried about what the future holds in the fight for consumer perceptions?
4-H Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarships. Twelve 4-H members were selected from across Canada, and each are to received $2,500 to pursue their post-secondary studies in the field of agriculture, agricultural science or agricultural business beginning in the fall of 2017.
Calgary, AB-The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) is pleased to announce The David Francis Farm, of Lady Fane, Prince Edward Island (PEI) as the recipient of the 2017 The Environmental Stewardship Award (TESA). The seventh-generation farm is operated by father and son team David and Brett Francis and families.
— A new era in farm retail featuring the latest in convenient online shopping services and direct-to-farm delivery options has rolled out across the Canadian prairies with the western expansion of Farmers Farmacy.