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.
The provincial government has opted to hold a fifth intake of the Marketing and Vineyard Improvement Program (MVIP), starting this month, to aid Ontario grape growers and vineyards in modernizing their business.
Darrell Bergsma has been involved in Huron County 4-H for 28 years, first getting involved in the organization when he was 12 years old.
The Huron County Beef Producers (HCBP), and producers across Canada, are in for a year of changes and HCBP President Kevin McArter will be plotting the course locally to deal with new regulations and opportunities.
For Dr. Lee Siertsema, owner of Blyth Veterinary Services, taking care of animals is just part of providing for the community in which he was raised.
The Bayfield Berry Farm has already unveiled some of its new alcoholic offerings at area farmers' markets, but the collection of fruit wines, ciders, wine coolers and schnaps will be available at the location in the coming months.
In late August, the satisfaction of the ripening harvest surrounds us in rural Ontario in fields of corn, soybeans and hay. North of Wingham, in what appears to be completely out of place in our northern climate,
Lucknow-area photographer Hannah Dickie is seeing her years of hard work pay off with a featured exhibit at the Blyth Festival Art Gallery. Entitled "Home Grown", Dickie's exhibit will run from Aug. 28 to Sept. 29
From leaky borders to trade issues, farm leaders and municipal politicians had a chance to share their grievances and successes with the listening ears of both MP Ben Lobb and MPP Lisa Thompson.
Of all the farm sectors reporting at the Local Politician Forum on March 6 at the Clinton Legion, it was the beef farming sector that appears to be facing the toughest year.
As Meeting Place Organic Farm near St. Augustine held its annual spring open house on Saturday, there was no doubt that some who attended fell in love with the animals they met along the way.
After years of involvement at the local level, Huron County s Margaret Vincent is one of the Ontario Plowmen s Association s nine directors for the next three years.
Vincent was elected to the organization s board of directors at its ann
After a successful auction earlier this month, McGavin Farm Equipment Ltd. topped up the $16,000 that was raised through a fundraising auction to donate $35,000 to be split by the Huron Residential Hospice and the Tanner Steffler Foundation.
The friends and family of Brian Schlosser of the Bluevale area were in for a nice surprise this spring from River s Edge Acres in the form of organic maple syrup.
The population of Walton grew exponentially on April 1 as McGavin Farm Equipment held a special clearance auction.
Walton-area man and University of Guelph student Sean Mitchell is part of a three-person team looking to change the landscape of cream-based liqueur.
Now in its fourth year, the Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) is continuing to see growth with its artisanal chicken program with plenty of local connections.