Thursday, May 18, 2017
Last week was the first time in decades that a new bank barn was raised in Brussels and this barn promises to be something special for the village.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Walton is home to the Walton Raceway, an off-road vehicle motorsport park that began operating in 1975. Owned and operated by Chris and Judy Lee and their family, it has built itself as a major stop on the competitive circuit.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
One of the biggest stages of a massive undertaking in Brussels took place on Tuesday morning as local workers began raising the urban bank barn project that Bryan Morton is bringing to Brussels.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
The 1978 International Plowing Match holds a special place in the heart of Beautification Chair Deb Falconer for a number of reasons.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
The Dodds family of Winthrop has been living and breathing plowing matches for decades. As a result, the majority of the family has received recognition both at home and abroad for their efforts in competitions, but also in bringing events to life.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Huron County is hoping to highlight the differences and strengths of all nine of its individual municipalities at this September s International Plowing Match (IPM) in Walton.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
The September, Huron County will play host to the 100th International Plowing Match in Walton. The last time Huron County hosted the match was in 1999. It is historically referred to as the Dust Match and Walton s Graeme Craig was the man who led it...
Friday, April 7, 2017
Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB) is a partnership of 15 Canadian churches and church-based agencies working together to end global hunger by projects that meet immediate food needs
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Idling transport trucks are being turned off. Gas-guzzling pick-ups are being replaced with electric cars. And thousands of trees are being planted as several local businessmen in the seed, insurance and agri-business fields
Thursday, March 30, 2017
The McGavin family s history with agriculture in Huron County and the surrounding communities goes back generations.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Monique Baan of Walton is one of Huron County s most active leaders in the 4-H program something in which she believes wholeheartedly.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Even in a tight financial year due to a number of factors, including hosting the International Plowing Match in Walton later this year, Huron County Council felt one project should be resurrected off of the funding scrap heap.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Huron County has a storied history of portraying the lives of farmers the stage, whether it actually be at Blyth Community Memorial Hall or on the threshing floor of a barn in Goderich Township.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Later this year, Huron County will play host to the biggest event on the province s agricultural calendar: the International Plowing Match (IPM). Warden Jim Ginn thought it was only right that a farmer lead the county through this important time.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
While the annual reunion of the Huron Pioneer Thresher and Hobby Association is a great place to take in some antique agricultural artifacts, it s only one weekend a year.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
This year s International Plowing Match (IPM) in Walton has been billed as serving up all Huron County has to offer. In the case of the Huron County Federation of Agriculture s food court, that will very literally be the case.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
For Jeremy Hanna, making maple syrup has been a nearly life-long avocation. Hanna, who owns Hanna Maple Syrup north of Auburn, said that he started producing maple syrup on his family farm in the mid-1990s, when he was in Grade 7.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Tim Prior, a Brussels-area beef producer and businessman, is one of just over a dozen Canadian producers of some of the rarest beef in the world.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
For Tamara McMullen and Brian Wiley, running the Firmly Rooted organic farm started out as trying to provide for themselves and has grown into something much bigger.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
The proposed Huron County Natural Heritage Plan (NHP) has stirred up a hornets nest of controversy, but the Planning and Development Department assures the public that it s business as usual, building upon existing policies and environmental goals.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Farms being passed from one generation to the next is a practice as old as farming, however it s no longer as simple as just making a will anymore.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
The Citizen special, A Salute to Agriculture, includes coverage of a local organic farm, the International Plowing Match Huron County Federation of Agriculture Food Court and a recap of how farmers have been portrayed at the Blyth Festival.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Nearly 300 people were at the Brussels, Morris and Grey Community Centre on March 14 for the Brussels Agri-Services annual grazing information night.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
The inclusion of the Princess competition at the International Plowing Match (IPM) outside of Walton this year represents the culmination of hard work by Barb Terpstra, the competition chair, and George and Ruth Townsend.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
One of the best parts about visiting Blyth Creek Maple Farm is undoubtedly the syrup. Another one of the best parts is taking a tour through the sugar bush and learning how syrup used to be made at the site.
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