Ontario Agriculture

The network for agriculture in Ontario, Canada

Wayne Black's Blog (3)

Rich in Agriculture, Poor in food

This past week I attended a Kitchen Table Conversations in Clinton. My wife and I were two of only about seven people who attended. It was the last of 5 meetings held in the past two weeks across Huron County. There were two reps from the local food banks in attendance. It was interesting to learn about how the system operates and what their challenges are. They were "pleased" to see that the number of clients have increased. "Pleased" because the… Continue

Added by Wayne Black on May 29, 2010 at 10:45pm — No Comments

Funding initiatives

This past summer has been an interesting one along the lakeshore. Living and farming in the Ashfield Twp area is particularly interesting each summer due to the influx of tourists that bring their stress and frustrations to the lakeshore for some quality recharge time. Smooth washing waves, romantic sunsets, green fields of crops, quiet countryside and tourist events.

In order to keep them coming some people suggest we need to improve our environmental standards when it comes to water… Continue

Added by Wayne Black on September 26, 2009 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

REACH Grand Opening Gala and Open House

This past week I was fortunate enough to participate in two events at the new Regional Equine & Agricultural Centre of Huron. The first was the "black tie" Gala for invited guests in the new Riding Arena on Thursday night. A great list of sponsors made it a fabulous entertaining night that people will be talking about for quite a while. Not very often something like this happens in Huron County. The REACH staff made sure everything was as close to perfect as possible. It was also quite… Continue

Added by Wayne Black on September 12, 2009 at 9:04pm — 2 Comments

Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

Time to Show Your 4-H Colours – National Celebration Across Canada!

4-H is celebrating Show Your 4-H Colours this November 3, as part of 4-H Month, with youth members, volunteer leaders, alumni, and supporters showing their pride in being part of this 108-year-old community.

Stronger Together: CFO & CFC Meet to Discuss Strategic Priorities

Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) Board Directors and Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) Executive met to discuss CFC’s strategic priorities and upcoming planning process.

FCC contributes $1.5 million to 88 community projects across Canada

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is giving $1.5 million through its FCC AgriSpirit Fund to 88 community groups across Canada to support rural capital projects.

Yellow Soybeans Caused by Phytophthora

Phytophthora root rot (PRR) is one of the most destructive soybean diseases in Ontario.

New leadership program for Canadian women in agriculture and agri-food industry

A new course beginning in January aims to open more doors for women to management and leadership positions in Canada’s agriculture and agri-food industry.

© 2021   Created by Darren Marsland.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service