Even though the annual reunion of the Huron Pioneer Thresher and Hobby Association won't be going ahead this year due to COVID-19, that doesn't mean that the association is sitting idle.
Jolande Oudshoorn of Auburn has another award for her mantle as she is this year's recipient of the Junior Farmers' Association of Ontario (JFAO) Novice Outstanding Member Award for 2019.
In September of 2017, Huron County made history with the crowning of the first-ever International Plowing Match (IPM) Princess in Walton. The icing on the cake was that it was Brooklyn Hendriks...
As Huron County's first-ever Queen of the Furrow, Doreen Taylor of the Westfield area has been an enduring presence in furthering the profile of women in agriculture in Huron County.
Perhaps the most memorable event in Huron County of the last five years remains the 2017 International Plowing Match (IPM), which was held in Walton at the home farm of Jack Ryan and his family as well as over a dozen of his neighbours.
Huron County and its local plowing match has long been a hotbed for the creation of provincial-, national- and even international-calibre plowing competitors, going back to the days of Gordon McGavin in the 1920s and as recently as just a few years past.
On Aug. 23, the Dykstra farm in Gorrie, Howick Township was host to the 92nd Huron County Plowing Match. As always, we had an excellent turnout all around. My main goal for the day was to not only have fun and meet some new people, but also do well in...
Oh, what an amazing year I have had to be the Huron County Princess. This year made me realize how thankful I am to live in such a wonderful community.
This year's Huron County Plowing Match had to be cancelled due to COVID-19. It was to be held on Aug. 20-21 at the farm of Pete and Leisa Albers. The location was 42894 Browntown Road, Huron East.
In light of the cancellation of the Huron County Plowing Match, The Citizen opted to look back at the successes of previous years, including highlights from local plowers going to international championships and triumphs of local Queens and Princesses.
The Huron Pioneer Thresher and Hobby Association is now the proud owner of a new threshing machine artifact, thanks to the generosity of two men from London.
While this year's Brussels Fall Fair may be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Brussels Agricultural Society is moving ahead with a parade and a decorating competition for homes and businesses.
The Blyth Outdoor Market is running smoothly with new practices in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19, according to organizers Susan Hubbard and Annie Sparling.
A fundraiser for a Brussels Transport driver in legal trouble after a fatal collision in Burlington exceeded its original $50,000 goal in just one day and the total continues to rise.
Farmers involved with the provincial risk management program will have more funds to draw on after the announcement of a significant increase last Friday.
While no official word has been received from meteorological authorities regarding another tornado in Huron County, residents of one Blyth-area farm are sure they were hit by one.
The Sommers family raises chickens, both layers and broilers, to supply the family's needs for eggs and chicken. When COVID-19 hit, they decided to create a space for backyard pigs to produce their own pork too.
The G2G Rail Trail is designed and maintained solely for walking, hiking and biking and some sections for use by snowmobiles in the winter. Careless and aggressive ATV users have resulted in personal injury, trail damage and complaints from...
The Brussels Farmers' Market moved back towards its traditional practices last week, relocating vendors and customers inside the lower level of the Four Winds Barn with the permission of Huron Perth Public Health.
Farm workers are an essential part of Canada's food supply chain and in recent weeks there have been COVID-19 transmission and outbreaks occurring on farms in other parts of the province.
Late last month a blaze claimed Green's Meat Market and Abattoir in Wingham and while it had an immediate impact on the owners and the employees of the northern Huron County staple, it's also resulted in a significant impact for local beef producers
Living in a rural community, you would be hard pressed not to have heard about the importance of pollinators. The average person knows it takes bees to pollinate food plants so we can eat healthily.
Huron County Council approved $25,000 in Huron Heritage Fund grants at its June 10 meeting, though one of the applicants generated some controversy among councillors.