Chris Mullet Koop didn’t set out to start raising his own pullets (young chickens).
He really just wanted to convert his layer barn into an enriched colony system – but as these things sometimes go, one thing led to another and then another.
Now, he’s the first farmer in North America with an innovative enriched […]
This is the final story in our Earth Day series this week about farmers doing good things for the environment. Thanks for reading!
The north shore of Lake Erie is a known habitat for the Eastern Fox Snake, Ontario’s second largest snake species.
It’s protected under the province’s Endangered Species Act, so when Dale Vranckx […]
This is the third article in a series this week where we’re profiling Ontario farmers and some of their on-farm environmental improvements – in honour of Earth Day, of course.
The hot, dry summer of 2012 was the tipping point for Oxford County farmer Jan Veldhuizen, who was using up to 6,000 gallons (22,700 litres) […]
This is the second in a series of stories showcasing the innovative things Ontario farmers are doing on their farms to improve the environment – in honour of Earth Day.
Tough new regulations governing vineyard waste management meant the owners of Sixteen Mile Cellar in the Niagara Region had some tough choices to make.
This is the week we mark Earth Day, on Tuesday to be exact.
Many of us give a bit more thought to the environment this week or do a few extra things to mark this day. And those are all good things.
Farmers, in my opinion, have a special relationship with the environment, a stronger […]