Farm Life

  • Tweets, tags and walls: 4-H in the 21st century

    Social media isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think 4-H. “People have said to us, ‘You should […]

  • Check well water health with a TC test

    After such a wet spring, especially in flood-stricken Manitoba, many farmers are concerned about the safety of their well water. They’re […]

  • OYF winners use social media to build business

    Knowing how to market your business is key for any entrepreneur. And for Kevin and Annamarie Klippenstein, combining new marketing tools […]

  • Tragedy had a silver lining for these Outstanding Young Farmers

    Outstanding young farmers are not born: they are made, shaped by their own ideas, experiences, talents and hard work. Jean-Francois Lemieux […]

  • 'Green' and growth go hand in hand.

    Farmers were "green" long before the word took on its current significance. By its very nature, farming has to be sustainable. […]

  • 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 […]

  • In search of excellence.

    Winners of the Outstanding Young Farmers' (OYF) competition are a testament to the perseverance, ingenuity and commitment to community inherent in […]

  • Protect your online identity.

    Paying for purchases online without any face-to-face interaction can leave the uninitiated feeling a bit insecure. But with proper precautions, shopping […]

  • 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 […]

  • Winners work outside the box.

    ATLANTIC CANADA John and Clair Green Springfield, P.E.I. Although they started their farming careers 3,000 miles apart-John in West Yorkshire, England […]

  • Farm auctions go global.

    You can still find plenty of conventional farm auctions to attend, but these days buyers and sellers are not limited by […]

  • 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 […]

  • Where best meets best.

    With a mission to recognize and promote excellence in agriculture, the Outstanding Young Farmers' Program honours progressive and innovative crop and […]

  • Used equipment valuation made easy.

    Most people wouldn’t consider buying or selling a used car without first checking the Black Book for its real market value. […]

  • Soup’s on!

    In a brazing pot or large saucepan, melt butter and sauté carrots and onions in with curry powder and ginger. Stir […]