Lambton SCIA Outstanding Farmer of the Year Award was presented to David Williams of Dawn‐Euphemia January 2019. The award was presented (from left to right) by Clark Aitken of Parkland Farms, Bob Bailey, MPP Sarnia‐Lambton, Monte McNaughton, MPP for Lambton‐Kent‐Middlesex,
On October 3, six local farmers (Mike Belan, Woody Van Arkel, Mark Richards, Joe & George Dickenson, and Steve Aarts) shared their cover cropping experiences to a crowd of 25 people at Belan Farms, near Oil Springs. They discussed their
A gala fundraiser will take place April 6 to help support youth agricultural programs in the region. The Lambton-Kent Agriculture in the Classroom committee will host its 21st annual ‘A Taste of Lambton-Kent,’ to be held in Willson Hall at
Lambton Farm Safety and the Lambton Federation of Agriculture will hold a farm information meeting on fire prevention in agricultural buildings, March 22 at the Wyoming branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. Several barn fires have occurred in the area,
Members of Lambton County’s agricultural community are trying to bridge the gap between urban and rural and producer and consumer. Farmers this week fanned out into Sarnia-Lambton classrooms, about a dozen speaking before 27 different school groups. The purpose was
Belan Farms, a 1,200-acre cash crop operation in Dawn-Euphemia that’s operated by three generations of the Belan family, has won the 2018 Outstanding Farmer Award from the Lambton Soil and Crop Improvement Association.
The 2017 winner of the Robert L. Ross Memorial Scholarship is Sarah Jackson of Camlachie, Ont. The award will allow Sarah to attend the upcoming 2018-2019 CTEAM program. The announcement was made last week at the AgEx Conference, held in
Wrong to tax rural residents for a service they can never use.
Local farmers are fuming over proposed changes to the current Sarnia Transit taxation system. Currently, conventional bus service is part of a special area tax levy, which means only those within 450 m of a bus route pay taxes for
Sarnia farmers don’t want buses and they don’t want to pay for them either. That was the prevailing message in a public input session at city hall Monday as council considers scrapping a bylaw that limits the bus tax for