From bigger and better to smaller and smarter

by Ralph C. Martin As a wee lad, on our home farm, I was impressed when Grampa moved manure, ploughed in perfect patterns, and hauled...

Obvious Snails

by Fred Schueler, Fragile Inheritance Natural History When a species has “obvia” as its specific epithet, and it’s so conspicuous that you can survey its...
The NG Times Newspaper

On food trucks and Luddites

by Woody Armour Let us consider the addition of six local food trucks to the local scene, that is, in North Grenville. These vehicles would...

Today’s Society is disconnected from Agriculture

by William J. Langenberg, former lecturer Kemptville College of Agricultural Technology One of my relatives took her grandchildren to Upper Canada Village for a day....

Rural summit 2.0

by Deron Johnston Since the Rural Summit took place this past April 7, there have been many people asking when the next one will be....

Soil, Landscape, and Reconciliation

submitted by Philip Fry Not long after “CO2 Down to Earth 2” appeared in the NGT, I dropped in to see friends who live just...

The Food Corner

by Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville Another family favourite at the farm is Chicken Polese, though we aren’t the least bit Italian. This goes back...

Food Corner

by Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville I’m a breakfast person: I love all manner of breakfasts, and Red Velvet Waffles are the kind of breakfast...

Gardening: Growing Luffas

I used to think Luffa Sponges came from the Sea. I had never given them much thought; but, if pressed, I would have said...

Reducing GHG emissions from Livestock with Linseed

by William Langenberg I am amazed with the research results obtained in Holland and Belgium on reducing GHG emission by livestock, by changing feeding ratios...