Prevention Practices Can Help Reduce the Risk of Barn Fires
As published by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs
U of T Scarborough and Centennial College are partnering to establish the EaRTH District, Canada’s first net-zero vertical farm and living lab that will apply innovative technologies to food production in an urban setting.
Toronto-based cannabis grower Beleave Inc. recently announced it has received a building permit for its growing facility in London, Ont.
At a course in Yorkton - one of two in Canada - you can learn to fly the dipping and diving spray planes.
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.
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)
“We got 60 inches of snow in February and had some sheds and barns that caved in already, so we needed to be a little more proactive”. A dairy farmer from Edgar, Wis. recently displayed creativity in solving a winter problem.
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'.
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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
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.
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
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