Agriculture

Agriculture Day (Image courtesy of the Kent Federation of Agriculture)

Ag Day donations will go to local food banks

The Kent Federation of Agriculture hope to raise enough to send 1,000 lbs of ground beef to local food banks.

Kent Agricultural Hall of Fame seeking nominations

Nominations are now open for the Kent Agricultural Hall of Fame.

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Canada victorious in dispute with U.S. over dairy import quotas

The clash, centered on tariff rate quotas, marks the second panel in three years to explore American complaints that Canada unfairly favours processors over producers.

Farm technology

OMAFRA announces $25 million for farming technology

The federal and provincial governments are investing $25 million to expand production capacity and improve energy efficiency in the agriculture and food sector.

Kay winning Reserve Champion (L to R in back: Rejean Girard (judge), Gary Brien, Lee Brien, Luanne Brien holding Madison Case, Rihanna Gallagher (Royal Sheep and Wool Ambassador); front: Evelyn Case, Sarah Case (Image courtesy of Brien Sheep)

Local sheep comes up big at the Royal

Kay, a nearly 2-year-old Polled Dorset ewe, successfully defended her title as Reserve Champion at the 2023 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto.

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Breakfast on the Farm coming to Pain Court

Breakfast on the Farm: Brunch Edition is coming to Laprise Farms on Saturday, October 21.

Farm equipment moving on rural road (Image courtesy of Getty Images/Modfos)

Road safety encouraged during fall harvest

Ann Anger from the Essex County Federation of Agriculture reminds all drivers of road safety as the fall harvest gets underway.

BlackburnNews.com file photo by Simon Crouch.

Appreciation Day for guest workers for Jamaica

A pair of agricultural businesses in Dresden are planning to show their appreciation for temporary foreign workers in the area this weekend.

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