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Wayne Black's Blog – May 2010 Archive (1)

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

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

Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show Launches Digital Show Amidst Dozens of Agriculture Event Cancellations

Canada’s Digital Farm Show will, in true outdoor farm show fashion, deliver interactive content from the field, giving participants a unique vantage point to see equipment and agricultural technology in a way they have not been able to before.

LOCAL LEAF OPENS VERTICAL FARMING FACILITY

New Canadian agtech company Local Leaf Farms has opened its first vertical farming facility. It produces hyper-local produce, directly addressing many of the challenges of food production highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Putting Hay into a Cash Crop Rotation

The soil health benefits of having a perennial forage in the crop rotation are better than any cover crop, because its living roots are in the soil for much longer.

4-H Ontario Receives $50,000 Donation to Youth Mental Health Program

4-H Ontario is pleased to announce the organization has received a $50,000 donation from Trillium Mutual Insurance’s ROOTS Community Fund to support 4-H’s Taking Our Mental Health To Heart Program.

3 tips for bringing new ideas to the farm

Broaching potential change with family and business partners – for livestock, cover crop strategies and marketing plans – is not without its difficulties. Proactive communication strategies and putting ideas to paper can make a real difference.

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