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Thursday, February 21, 2019
Seven-year-old Bridget McCallum from North Woods Elementary School won the reserve-champion title for her chocolate chip cookies at the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies convention over the weekend.
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Brussels Fall Fair Ambassador Amanda Morrison has come away from the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies (OAAS) annual convention excited for the summer and with a whole host of new friends.
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Phil Beard of the Maitland Valley Conservation Authority thinks some great progress has been made on bringing the details of the Carbon Footprint Initiative (CFI) to the provincial government.
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Lisa Thompson and Randy Pettapiece, MPPs for Huron-Bruce and Perth-Wellington, respectively, left Blyth encouraged last Friday after an agriculture roundtable held at Blyth Cowbell Brewing Company.
Thursday, February 7, 2019
McGavin s Farm Equipment of Walton will soon be merging with Robert s Farm Equipment, which has locations in Chesley, Lucknow and Mount Forest.
Thursday, February 7, 2019
The impact of the 2017 International Plowing Match (IPM) in Walton will now live on for the next quarter-century thanks to the creation of the new legacy fund.
Friday, February 1, 2019
The Huron Residential Hospice left the Brussels Four Winds Barn $20,000 richer on Friday night thanks to the generosity of the 2017 International Plowing Match committee, which is back donating further proceeds from the match back to the community.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Local photographer Hannah Dickie has been working for years on a project she hopes will connect with rural audiences and introduce urban residents to the joys of rural living.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
The presidency of the Brussels Agricultural Society is still up in the air after the organization held its annual meeting on Friday night as there were no takers for the top position.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Sandi Brock, a sheep farmer from the Staffa area, spoke to the Huron County Beef Producers at their annual meeting on Jan. 9 at the Brussels Legion about connecting with people through social media.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Ontario beef farmers are hoping a joint marketing initiative will result in industry growth across the province, the country and the world.
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Stewardship and the preservation of natural resources in Huron County has had another good year according to Huron County Stewardship Co-ordinator and Biologist Rachel White.
Thursday, January 10, 2019
It s unexpectedly quiet in the Silver Corners Inc., sow barn owned by Dennis and Tara Terpstra. There s some grunting and a few clangs from the electronic sow feeders (ESF) but no sounds of fighting or agitation.
Friday, December 14, 2018
The Huron County 4-H Leaders Association Awards Program was held at the Seaforth Agriplex late last month, recognizing 4-H members for their efforts throughout the year.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
The Huron County Planning and Development Department is working to close a loophole in the planning process that saw two different policies contradict one another.
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Saturday night s Ladies Harvest Social at the Brussels, Morris and Grey Community Centre has realized an estimated $8,000 profit for the Brussels Agricultural Society.
Friday, November 2, 2018
The rural culture of leaving keys in farm vehicles frustrates police officers who, by law, are no longer allowed to chase vehicles and struggle to keep up with the crime in Huron County.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Jordan Shortreed is the first Junior Plower in Huron County in recent memory to take on sulky plowing and he s taking it on in a big way, having captured the championship for the event at the International Plowing Match in Chatham-Kent last month.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Blyth s Lucas Townsend will be representing Ontario at the Canadian Plowing Championship after being named Reserve Junior Championship at the International Plowing Match in Chatham-Kent last month.
Friday, September 28, 2018
The results of the 2018 Brussels Fall Fair, held on Sept. 18-19, 2018.
Friday, September 28, 2018
The Brussels Fall Fair spent another two days showcasing the talents of Brussels residents and marked a successful homecoming back to the village.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
On Sept. 18-19, the Brussels Fall Fair will be held for the 157th time. This year s fair will represent somewhat of a homecoming for the Brussels Agricultural Society after the excitement of last year s event.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Despite some intense temperature swings, the 57th annual reunion of the Huron Pioneer Thresher and Hobby Association was a success.
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Two years after the first Rural talks to Rural (R2R) conference, the organization is planning its next installment of the event, which will focus on rural resiliency.
Thursday, September 6, 2018
This weekend, for the 57th time, the Huron Pioneer Thresher and Hobby Association will be hosting its annual reunion in Blyth.
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