Farm Life

  • Road maps to homeschooling.

    While many people lump “homeschoolers” in one basket, quite apart from “schoolers,” often there is more overlap in those two groups […]

  • Customer satisfaction guaranteed.

    What do a bison rancher, a dairy farmer and a vegetable grower have in common? In the case of this year’s […]

  • They think outside the fence.

    Regional winners from the three prairie provinces of the Outstanding Young Farmers’ Program talk to Farm Forum about what makes their […]

  • Albertans slow to board the WCB bandwagon

    A decade ago, most Canadian farmers, regardless of farm size or employee numbers, were exempt from all health and safety regulations. […]

  • 4-H pays lifetime dividends.

    Introduced to Canada in 1913, 4-H is active primarily in rural communities where economies are based on agriculture and natural resources. […]

  • High standards make dairy farm a winner.

    Even when their operation was small, David and Lisa Taylor aimed high. Their goals of high quality genetics, high quality milk […]

  • Comfort food: The flavours that bind.

    Ask friends to describe their all-time favourite comfort food and they talk about garlic-seasoned mashed potatoes spooned from a china bowl […]

  • ‘Certified Safe Farm’ comes to Canada

    In an attempt to reduce the agricultural death and injury rate, Iowa State University introduced the Certified Safe Farm program in […]

  • 4-H updates its image.

    4-H Canada looked within its own ranks when it decided the time had come to give the organization a new and […]

  • They outwit uncertainty with innovation.

    Keeping pace with a constantly changing industry is key to running a successful hog operation. Marco Couture and Lyne Groleau, of […]

  • Sweet and sour meatballs.

    Combine first four ingredients well. Form into small meatballs. Brown in oil. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 1 to 2 […]

  • Farming can kill you

    The death of 42-year-old Colonel Geoff Parker on May 18 was headline news across the country. An explosive-laden vehicle drove into […]

  • Check your eligibility.

    Every year Canada's Outstanding Young Farmers' (OYF) competition begins in each of the program's seven regions: British Columbia and the Yukon, […]

  • Savour that old-time tomato taste.

    Tomatoes are one of the most talked-about crops among gardeners across the country. Growers like to share stories about their successful […]

  • Bacon Wrapped Cranberry Dressing Bundles.

    In a small sauté pan, melt the butter and sauté the celery and onion for 2 minutes. Transfer to a bowl […]