A more diverse workforce essential to the success of Canadian agriculture

The Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council’s newly released Labour Market Forecast to 2029 indicates that Canada’s agriculture producers continually face challenges related to securing...

Today’s Society is disconnected from Agriculture

by William J. Langenberg, former lecturer Kemptville College of Agricultural Technology One of my relatives took her grandchildren to Upper Canada Village for a day....

Weather conditions can bring blight

by William J. Langenberg, M.Sc. Env. Bil. The Late Blight-causing fungus, Phytophthora infestans, proliferates during weather conditions we are experiencing this year. This Summer is...

Why A Rural Summit?

by Deron Johnston A lot of people have asked me why I’m so passionate about the Rural Summit (www.ruralsummit.ca). As Chair of the Organizing Committee...
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Renewal of Agri-food partnership

by Deron Johnston Some great potential news for local food and agri-food producers in Ontario was announced this past week. The provincial and federal governments...

Growing Eastern Ontario Organically

by Deron Johnston On Saturday, February 23, the Canadian Organic Growers (COG) launched a new initiative to support Eastern Ontario farmers to transition to farming...

Debunking myths about feeding children

by Dana Hawthorne, RD, Registered Dietitians/Public Health Nutritionist Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit Myth 1: Parents and caregivers should tell children to clean their...

A Guide-ing light

by Deron Johnston This past week, the Canadian Government released the latest version of the Canada Food Guide. The previous version was released in 2007,...

Wasting Away

According to a recent article published on the CBC website, 58% of all of the food produced in Canada (roughly 35.5 million tonnes) is...

Reducing GHG emissions from Livestock with Linseed

by William Langenberg I am amazed with the research results obtained in Holland and Belgium on reducing GHG emission by livestock, by changing feeding ratios...
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