Farm Life

  • Outstanding young farmers share their recipes for success.

    Gleaning farming expertise from those who have gone before us is characteristic of the agricultural community. And that philosophy of passing […]

  • Young farmers balance idealism and economics.

    Last December in Ottawa, in a room filled with hundreds of their peers, Grant and Colleen Dyck of Niverville, MB, took […]

  • 4-H Scholarship Program – Deadline May 5, 2008. Apply now!

    This year the Alberta 4-H Scholarship program will award over 100 scholarships with a total value of more than $80,000. The […]

  • How does your tomato grow?

    One reason for growing heirloom tomatoes is simply that they are among the most interesting plants in the garden. Tanya Stefanec […]

  • Homeschooling goes mainstream.

    There is a movement some dub the Homeschooling Renaissance. It's happening in the city and in the country worldwide. In North […]

  • '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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Broaden your farm horizons through travel.

    As the mercury dips and snow blankets the prairie landscape, visions of sandy beaches and warm evenings take hold. A winter […]

  • Farming outside the box.

    From the beginning, Norman and Laura Shoemaker set out to create a profitable business with extremely limited capital. In little more […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Plan your vacation online.

    Entering a search for vacation travel into your Internet browser brings up an abundance of riches. With so many operators, hotels […]

  • Provinces set homeschooling rules.

    Education is a provincial responsibility, so legislated mandates for homeschoolers vary province by province. The differences can be significant. Here's a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]