At the Multi-Species Grazing Workshop hosted by Sexton Grazing and Consulting in Hanley, SK, we spoke to Jason Williams, Western Canada sales agent with Tru-Test. In this video, Williams explains how to convert an existing barbed-wire fence into a structure suitable for small and large ruminants alike. Williams recommends three six-foot ground rods for most electric fences, spaced roughly ten feet apart. Larger chargers may require as many as fifteen ground rods, but for the sake of your sanity, we’ll assume yours needs only a few.
Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay visited a dairy farm near St-Eugene, Ontario on Monday morning to announce $25 million for the "Agricultural Clean Technology Program." “This investment will help Canadian farmers stay on the cutting edge of clean technology by targeting developments in bioproducts and precision agriculture," said the minister. "Our government has made both…Read more »