Although Mother Nature hasn’t been too kind to us, the reality is — harvest is slowly starting to come to an end. This means more equipment will be seen on the roads and highways in the coming weeks. Unfortunately, there have been multiple crashes across Canada involving farm equipment and regular motorists lately. Rob Gobeil, safety… Read More

Cleaning up around your farm probably isn’t top of mind at the moment, but as it gets closer to October you may find yourself with some time to clean up the shop or quonset. Free of charge to farmers, CleanFarms is about to start its triennial obsolete pesticides and livestock medication disposal program in various regions… Read More

The joy of farming includes working from home — it’s a short commute, sometimes there’s a hot, mid-day meal (inexplicably referred to as dinner by many), and you get the chance to work with family, including many days being “bring your kids to work day.” The trouble is, farms are also work sites, and dangerous… Read More

On Friday night, the wind howled across much of Ontario, reaching speeds over 100 km/h. While it could have been much worse, the aftermath was pretty awful — thousands were left without power as power poles snapped and trees downed lines over a huge area of the province. Our farm was one of those whose… Read More

Is your farm family ag safe? It’s Canadian Ag Safety Week, and the Canadian Agriculture Safety Association has once again teamed up with the Canadian Federation of Agriculture for the third year of its three-year campaign helping families farm safe. Each of the three years focused on a different generation of the family farm. This… Read More

 

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