Agriculture Minister’s Turn to Determine the Future of Alfred College – Oct 31, 2014

Agriculture Minister’s Turn to Determine the Future of Alfred College – Oct 31, 2014

  ALFRED (Ontario) — The Alfred College Advisory Committee is glad to see consultations and analysis coming to a close concerning the future of Alfred College, and to know that the report of the facilitator, Marc Godbout, will soon be submitted to Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.   The Chair of the […]

Premier Wynne to Let them Eat Cheese as Ag Schools Close in Eastern Ontario by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – Is Premier Kathleen Wynne playing hide the Canoli with Education dollars?  The part time Agricultural Minister saw the shut down of two Farming programs as the University of Guelph shut down The Kemptville Agricultural College and Francophone Alfred Campus. While there is some partisan points being scored by such Conservatives as our […]

Are We Progressing or Regressing? by Jacqueline Milner

Are We Progressing or Regressing?  by Jacqueline Milner

  Are we progressing or regressing? What the heck are we doing folks?  I attended a community gathering last week which was organized by one of our local non-profits; what I would describe as an environmental organization which featured speakers from another environmental organization.  I knew the talk would touch on tree cover and was […]

Food and Farming with Tom Manley – Managing Drought with Soil Tillage – Eco Farm Day in Cornwall February 23, 2013

Food and Farming with Tom Manley – Managing Drought with Soil Tillage – Eco Farm Day in Cornwall February 23, 2013

“Do not listen to those who say there is nothing you can do to the very real and large social and environmental issues of our time”—Maude Barlow.   CFN– Everybody can make a difference, just not to everything at the same time. For farmers and home owners, one such battle is water management and soil […]