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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

CLEANING UP THE FIELDS

Prior to soybean harvest and certainly after harvest the weed escapes are obvious. Some fields required a preharvest burndown just to facilitate harvest and reduce the risk of dirt tagging especially on IP soybeans.

CFA welcomes new Liberal minority government

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture would like to congratulate Justin Trudeau and welcomes the Liberal party back into office.

CPEPC Congratulates Prime Minister Trudeau on Winning a Plurality of Seats

The Canadian Poultry and Egg Processors Council (CPEPC) congratulates Prime Minister Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada on winning a plurality of seats in the House of Commons and looks forward to working with the new government to build a more sustainable, competitive and thriving Canadian poultry and egg processing industry.

Dairy Farmers of Canada eager to work with new government

Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party on winning the 2019 federal election, and forming a minority government.

Ontario Farm Input Prices Mixed Compared to a Year Earlier

Ontario producers may be paying less for fuel this fall, but pesticides and fertilizer are costing them slightly more compared to a year earlier.

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