If there’s a myth organizers of the Lambton Kent Agriculture in the Classroom program want to dispel it’s the idea of Old McDonald’s farm. “It’s not Old McDonald’s farm anymore,” says Wendy Hooghiem. “Modern farming is very different from what
Adrian and Jodi Roelands, owners of Roelands Plant Farms near Forest, have been named Ontario’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2016. The couple that owns the expanding greenhouse operation on Douglas Line will compete in a national event that recognizes excellence
Free food to learn about farming: that’s a pretty good deal. Saturday was the third annual Breakfast on the Farm Lambton but the first time the event was hosted at a new location, explained Tracy Ranick, community economic development officer
Some of the hottest tickets on the farm are expected to go fast Wednesday. A second block of tickets for Lambton County’s third annual Breakfast on the Farm is set to be released at 9 a.m. Wednesday, online at Eventbrite.ca.
A farmer from the southern part of Lambton County has been honoured as Outstanding Farmer of the Year by the Lambton Soil and Crop Improvement Association. Allan Butler, a third-generation farmer, was given the honour at the association’s annual meeting
The Forbes family, with the help of friends, is planning to have 750 people out to their Sarnia farm June 20 for breakfast and a look around. The first Breakfast on the Farm, held a year ago, attracted 500 people
Technology is helping bridge the gap between the current generation of Canadians and life on the farm. Judy Krall, with Lambton-Kent Agriculture in the Classroom, spoke to the Rotary Club of Sarnia Monday about how digital technology is allowing students
There are advantages to operating a greenhouse in central Lambton County, pointing to close proximity to both Leamington and the international crossing at Sarnia-Port Huron, coupled with an abundance of resources.
The new president of the Lambton Federation of Agriculture worries when he looks around the rural communities where farmers live and work. Dave Ferguson said rural communities have been losing ground for decades, but added, “The death spiral has increased