This year's Huron County Plowing Match, scheduled to take place on Aug. 20-21, has been cancelled with the program to be shifted to 2021 with one major change.
Huron County is facing a new threat to agriculture in wild chervil, an invasive weed that is relatively little-known in the area according to Morris-Turnberry Director of Public Works Mike Alcock.
It is with heavy hearts that the Board of Directors of the Seaforth Fall Fair announce the cancellation of the 2020 fair, originally scheduled for Sept. 17-20.
Angela Smith, Central Huron's community improvement co-ordinator, is working to bring many facets of the community together for a local honey-producing project.
In the agriculture and food industries, leading researchers are making predictions of what we can expect to see and what might be in store for the future for our food supply after COVID-19 lock-down measures end.
Kaitlyn Pipe, the organizer of the Brussels Farmers' Market at the Four Winds Barn, hopes to have a pandemic-compliant version of the annual weekly market starting as early as June 5.
This year's Brussels Fall Fair and its associated events, like the Ambassador competition and ladies' night fundraiser, have all been cancelled for 2020.
In order to both better service customers in the area and provide some relief for local pork producers, Bachert Meats near Walton has started selling products straight from its facility east of Walton with a "Pop-up Pork Shoppe".
The Blyth Community Betterment Group is expanding the Great Rutabaga Giveaway competition running this month with a creative writing component based on Rita Rutabaga, a creation of Cindy McKenna at Blyth's Wild Goose Studio Canada.
The Hodgins family bade farewell to their father Glenn recently and, in his honour, have put his treasured International Harvester 400 (IH400) up for sale with the proceeds going to Jessica's House, a charity-run hospice where Glenn spent his final days.
The executive behind the annual reunion of the Huron Pioneer Thresher and Hobby Association have decided to cancel this year's show and focus its members' energies on the 60th show next year.
More and more people are writing policy and making decisions about agriculture that have no farming background. Farm parents should be urging their farm kids to be in those positions of influence, believes Kurtis Andrews.
In normal times, farmers wishing to have their cattle and pigs butchered at Green's Meat Market in Wingham could book a month in advance. Now, in times of COVID-19 change, they can expect to wait three months or more.
Tara Terpstra, a member of the Ontario Pork board from the Brussels area, says that every effort is being made to make sure Ontarians still have access to pork products during the COVID-19 pandemic.
There has been significant confusion among consumers in Ontario as grocery and convenience stores rationed milk while dairy producers were pouring out the product at their farms.
Lauren Bos from the Auburn area is one of six 4-H Ontario Ambassadors, installed as a representative of the provincial organization earlier this year.
With children spending all their time at home due to self-isolation, quarantine or social distancing due to COVID-19, the Elementary School Fair committee is opening some of its creative classes for this year's fall fair a little differently.
New livestock transportation guidelines rolled out by the federal government earlier this year have been met with mixed reviews from producers and livestock transportation companies who feel the system wasn't broken and didn't need fixing.
Huron County Forest Conservation Officer Dave Pullen says it's amazing to see what can change in a lifetime when it comes to stewardship and planting trees in rural Ontario.
Rhonda Ryan of Walton is one of the latest graduates of the Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP) through the Rural Ontario Institute, though her graduation has been over a year in the making.
At the Brussels Agricultural Society's annual general meeting earlier this year, Zoellyn Onn took on the role of president for the next two years after only joining the society less than two years earlier.