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Bitter sweet

This maple season, South Nation Conservation is spreading itself thinner than in the past to deliver its relevant information and education program. SNC staff backed by committee volunteers will be present at four Eastern...

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Trash talk 2018

Here we are two months into the New Year and the Edwardsburgh/Cardinal dump controversy doesn’t seem to have moved forward much since this time in 2017. If anything, the two sides have become more entrenched, particularly the...

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Hot, hot, hot!

I went in search of the perfect agriculture-related Christmas gift for the farmer who has everything… and, believe me, many farmers do have everything although they’d never admit it. In the entrance to the Russell Foodland I...

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Gator aid

One afternoon recently, brother Mark and I forsook the gruelling another-day-in-paradise beer and beach ritual in Fort Myers, Florida, for a short trip to Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve, a 3,500-acre, free-admission managed...

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Really big show

By all accounts, Blackrapids Farmfest Oct. 14 was a resounding success, drawing hundreds of supporters and earning thousands of dollars for dairy barn fire victim Peter Ruiter and family. I say “by all accounts” because I didn’t...

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Home away from home

Some three and a half years after the University of Guelph decided to toss Kemptville Agricultural College on the scrap heap, the arbitrary decision continues to grate. Many questions remain such as: Where did U of G get the...

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NOTICE – Temporarily suspending publication

Etcetera Publications is temporarily suspending publication of Eastern Ontario AgriNews due to concerns about the health and safety of our workers in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak. Our business brings us into contact with a large number of people, and we wish to minimize the risk for our team and the public.

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