“Why Highland cattle? I was born in Scotland and I’ve been known to say, “anything Scottish is better than anything else!” Keeping with the Scottish theme, we’ve also raised Collies, Skye Terriers and West Highland White Terriers. Currently, I have
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.
Lambton County cash crop farmer Mike Belan remembers as a kid the horror stories of how the tough financial times of the 1980s led to his family having to sell much of their farm machinery and some of their 3,000-acre
Dickenson is among the farmers hard-hit by the wet weather. His farm in Lambton – the county with the most damage reports filed to Agricorp this year at 1,246 – is heavy Brisbane clay, which retains water for days. Farmers on clay soils typically need a week of dry weather for crops to develop fully their root systems.
Sarnia family featured in dairy farmers commercial: Kevin and Melissa Forbes own and operate Forbesvue Farms on Waterworks Road. They, along with their four kids, milk over 200 cows and grow various crops. Kevin said the following minute-long spot is
Alumni say the youth organization taught them self-confidence and helped form a lifelong network of friends Canadian parents who have teenagers or 20 somethings at home worry about the same things: how do I pry my kids away from the
Mike Belan and his family made a decision in 1991 would have a profound impact on their Oil Springs-area family farm. Breaking with tradition, the family – including Mike’s father Mike Belan Sr. and uncle Tony Belan – decided to