WALLENSTEIN – The Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario and Living-Lab Ontario researcher Brett Israel of 3Gen Organics are inviting the public to join them from from 5 to 8pm on Aug. 17 to explore developments in Israel’s reduced tillage field crop trials.
Drayton Fair kicks off return of in-person agricultural exhibitions in northern Wellington
DRAYTON – Fair season in northern Wellington kicks off on Aug. 5 with the first full-scale Drayton Fair since 2019.
Equine assisted learning brings horses and humans together to learn life skills out of the saddle
CENTRE WELLINGTON – You just never know when greener pastures will appear and alter your career trajectory.
Research into development of foal’s gut could advance treatment of critical cases of diarrhea
GUELPH – The foal’s gut undergoes many changes as it develops rapidly. More and more, we are learning how the colonization of a gut correlates to good health.
What’s in a whinny? According to an Equine Guelph study, a whinny speaks volumes
GUELPH – Straight from the horse’s mouth, a recently published study out of the University of Guelph has looked at the way humans interpret the vocalizations or meanings of vocalizations of a whinny to decipher horse-speak.
OFA’s Source Local initiative celebrates shared values, commonalities
We have all seen the recent headlines highlighting the rising cost of groceries and cost of living. Whether you live rurally or urban; everyone is feeling the impact of inflation and the increased cost to feed our families.
OFA Viewpoint: Please enjoy Ontario’s vibrant summer scenery — from a distance
ONTARIO – Ontario boasts a picturesque landscape with a wide range of elements from rolling hills and waterfronts to diverse croplands, endless horizons, and everything in between.
West Luther 4-H learn about agricultural research at various venues
Learning about agriculture research – The West Luther 4-H field crops club met on June 20.…
Variance facilitates expansion for Harriston Agromart
MINTO – The town’s committee of adjustment has approved a minor variance to allow a local agricultural business to build a new shop/warehouse.
Executive director announced for Family and Children’s Services Guelph Wellington
GUELPH – Family and Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington has appointed a new executive…
Rural Wellington hospitals and primary care practices busier than ever
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Rural Wellington hospitals and primary care practices are busier than ever.…
Harriston-Minto fair ambassador competition set for July 8
HARRISTON - The 2022 Harriston-Minto Ambassador of the Fair Competition will feature six competitors for the junior ambassador title and one in the senior category.
Horse Heritage Awards to be announced at Erin Fair
ERIN – Submissions for the 2022 Erin Agricultural Society Horse Heritage Hall of Fame awards are being accepted.
OFA Viewpoint: Attracting the next generation of farm leaders
With a diverse and extensive list of challenges to address across the agriculture industry, it’s…
Josh Brander takes on role as youth director on Ontario 4-H council
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Josh Brander has been announced as 4-H Ontario’s new 2022 youth…