In the face of more barn fires and higher losses, insurance companies want a role in how new barns are designed. (published in Ontario Farmer)
Randy Drysdale, assistant vice-president of loss control and technical development at Farm Mutual Reinsurance, gave a presentation at the Canadian Farm Builders Association’s annual conference held in Stratford, Ont. at the end of February. He discussed loss prevention in farm buildings and the importance of building and rebuilding with resiliency in mind.
Awarded for his tremendous contribution to Farm Building throughout his years of service. Nominated by the Bluewater Chapter. Scroll to #6 'The Bill Davis Ontario Merit Award'.
12 TIPS FOR CREATING SUCCESSFUL HORSE STALL SPACE
Cell-Based Meat - serving up the details.
Raising Spirits on the Farm.
Rural Landfills - What is in your landfill?
Transitioning yourself out of your business could be a gut-wrenching nightmare if it is not done correctly. Conflicting forces can pull you in opposite directions. These conflicting forces, which are largely emotional and financial tensions, must be resolved.
There’s just no denying it: the fresh produce industry is changing. The demand from consumers and retails for pre-packed fruit, vegetables, and other fresh produce is on the rise, and it’s presenting new challenges
On March 15, 2018, more than 45 diverse stakeholders, including dairy farmers, industry associations, government agencies, and local community groups, attended an Open House at Harcolm Farms in Beachville, Ontario
Industry stakeholders gathered to celebrate North America’s 1st installation of a small, factory built farm-scale anaerobic digester to generate renewable electricity from dairy cattle manure.
View CFBA Annual Award Winners on Pages 54 - 57 !
Vicki Hilborn of OMAFRA speaks at the CFBA's Annual Conference
Please see the following for agriculture and food statistics for the province of Ontario
Updates to Farm Building Code Long Overdue. See page 57 article by Ralph Winfield. CFBA Member - Will Teron of Tacoma Engineers leading the charge.
Do you know what to do in the event of a farm emergency?
Until recently, there wasn't data about the mental health of Canadian farmers. Dr. Andria Jones-Bitton and PhD Candidate Briana Hagen of the Ontario Veterinary College are changing that.
Ontario has lent significant support to beef production in the province with a large-scale investment in the construction of a new world-class beef research facility.