Authors Laura Telford & Anne Macey, have completely revised this edition to reflect the Canadian Organic Standards and to include the latest research on organic livestock production. It provides detailed coverage on production methods of the most popular livestock […]
Farming has been a way of life and an economic pillar in Grey County since the region was first settled. This agricultural tradition can be traced as far back as when the Petun Nation of the Huron Confederacy cultivated and traded tobacco on a large scale even prior to European contact and settlement. While […]
By Jason Margolis Published: BBC New Magazine, 13 March 2014
There’s a crisis on the farms of America: young people don’t want to work on them. One organisation is turning to minority high school students to help build the future of farming.Buena Park, California, is a sea of concrete. The closest thing to a farm […]
By: Susan Mann Published: Better Farming, March 21, 2014
Group says provincial report more of the same; ag and biotech industry groups say report affirms progress.
By Vik Kirsch Published: Guelph Mercury, 18 March 2014
The University of Guelph has announced the closure of its satellite Kemptville and d’Alfred college campuses in 2015. It states they’re too small and […]
In my opinion, farming success means being able to make a living while maintaining a good quality of life. By this measure, Tourne-Sol has been successful. Over the last 10 years, we have built a complex operation that supports 3 families. We have a reasonable work schedule that leaves us time for friends and family. […]
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By: Patrick Lillard, Purdue University
By: Dr Mae Wan Ho Published: The Ecologist, 4th February 2014
Annual sales topped US$5 billion in 2013, with more than 14,000 products verified, including meat and liquid egg […]
Here at Green Being Farm we concentrate on pasturing livestock, with a major emphasis on raising our animals in a way that does not compromise their dignity, nor that of the environment. We raise pastured pigs, chickens, hens, and sometimes turkeys, in addition to producing grassfed beef and lamb. We also grow vegetables for our […]
From: Seeds of Diversity
Bill C-18, the “Agricultural Growth Act” is an omnibus bill introduced in Parliament on December 9, 2013. If passed, it will amend several federal agricultural laws which govern Plant Breeders Rights (PBR), seeds, fertilizer use, animal health, and marketing programs. The law presents some significant threats to farmers’ rights to save […]