Darkness, Light, and the Canada Columbine

by Philip Fry Darkness has once again spread over our Province. With 16.8 percent of eligible voters claiming a majority government, the illusions we might...

Ontario is losing 319 acres of farmland every day

Ontario Federation of Agriculture That is the average daily loss of farmland, according to data from the latest Census of Agriculture that was released last...

Wild Ginger, Bloodroot and Volunteers

by Philip Fry As I wandered along our lane watching early wildflowers begin to show, it occurred to me that there are similarities between these...

OFA aims to attract the next generation of farm leaders

by Ethan Wallace, Paul Maurice, Sara Wood and Vanessa Renaud, Directors, Ontario Federation of Agriculture With a diverse and extensive list of challenges to address across...

Pocket Gardens and Trout Lilies

by Philip Fry  It is difficult for most of us to know what to do about the loss of biodiversity taking place right under our...

Supporting the agri-food sector means economic growth and prosperity for Ontario

by Steve Brackenridge, Director, Ontario Federation of Agriculture Throughout the last two years, farmers and farm businesses have worked hard to adapt to the challenges...

Mulches and Woodland Blue Phlox

By Philip Fry In my last column, I discussed the soil profile of an undisturbed site. The top layer, generally labelled “O,” is composed of...

The Marijuana scent of autumnal 400-series highways!

by Fred Schueler & Aleta Karstad – Fragile Inheritance Natural History Even those who drive with their windows closed may have noticed the distinctive waft...

Plums being pocketed

by Fred Schueler & Aleta Karstad, Fragile Inheritance Natural History It has recently been in the news that the Japanese have been recording the date of...

Farm Forum Event moves to virtual online conference

The Farm Forum Event, a future-focused agriculture production conference featuring the industry’s top thought leaders, innovators, researchers and strategists, will move to a virtual...