Mike Belan’s commitment to soil health, environmental stewardship, and progressive thinking made Belan a deserving recipient of the Innovative Farmers Association of Ontario (IFAO) 2020 Innovative Farmer of the Year award.
“So what we did is we sold some farms, reduced some of our equipment and reduced the man hours on our tractors. And this no-till drill came along, John Deere produced it and dad went and bought one. He sold
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.
Mike Belan is focusing on improving soil health to propel the farm forward.
An Article from Better Farming, March 2017 – By Jennifer Jackson “It has been a blessing in disguise – who knew, 25 years later, that (no-till) was the way to go on our farms,” he says. Recent soil tests have
These conventional farms are adapting techniques from organic agriculture — with a little time and care