Category: Editorial

Editorial

Once a farmer…

Christmas congratulations go out to the Peter Ruiter family of rural Ottawa who’ve decided to give themselves a big bright gift: A $1-million-plus rebuild of their dairy barn and replacement of their herd following a devastating...

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Horsing around

Just when you thought Beau’s All Natural And Wildly Imaginative Brewing Company of Vankleek Hill couldn’t get any more out there, it does. This time it’s with a new brew called Glacial Gruit, drawing on the 1993 discovery of a...

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Deal of the century

The price has yet to be divulged but the Municipality of North Grenville has cut a purchase agreement “in principle” to take over most of Kemptville College from the Agricultural Research Institute of Ontario. It’s taken close...

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Forces for good

This is a short note to acknowledge the good deeds for Eastern Ontario agriculture of two often unsung organizations despite setbacks, limited volunteers, and the time and work involved. First, the Kemptville College Alumni...

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Credit is due

Farm Credit Canada is a big agricultural money lender that would keep doing business even if it just collected interest and ignored the community. But like some other major financial corporations – Scotiabank comes to mind...

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Cutting to the chase

Good luck to the new Riceville Wood & Forest Exhibition set for that community’s fairgrounds Sept. 10. We wish it a large audience and the revenues needed to repeat the show next year. The event is rising from the ashes of...

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