Thursday, February 23, 2017
For the Townsend family, the International Plowing Match (IPM) in Walton in 2017 will be an event filled with firsts. Starting with the youngest generation, Lucas Townsend, of Blyth will be plowing on his own for the first time.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
The International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) is an opportunity to celebrate rural lifestyles. In September, the community of Walton is inviting upwards of 10,000 school-aged children and young adults to pass through the IPM gates.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Tens of thousands of people will soon descend into Walton, as the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) hosts its 100th match, Sept. 19 23, 2017.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
This year s Brussels Fall Fair represents just one of many firsts that the International Plowing Match (IPM) in Walton will bring to the world of competitive plowing in Ontario.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
After noticing that Brussels Agricultural Society Secretary Treasurer Brian Schlosser had refused monetary compensation for the job, members suggested a change, despite Schlosser s good-natured gesture.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Brian Morton, the man behind the ambitious Brussels barn project, and Barb Terpstra were the guest speakers at Friday night s annual meeting of the Brussels Agricultural Society.
Friday, January 27, 2017
A conversation about plowing in Ontario can t happen without mentioning the name McGavin.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Huron County Beef Producers President Matt Shortreed will retain his position for a third year.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Dr. Ken Metzger says that fighting challenges like worms and pneumonia in beef is getting more difficult as animals continue to grow more resistant to antibiotics.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Tim Prior of Brussels is leading by example in this fall s International Plowing Match (IPM) barn quilt competition, part of the beautification competition.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
On Sunday, June 23, 2013, Huron County made history in choosing Bluevale s Jacquie Bishop to chair the 2017 International Plowing Match (IPM).
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
The Huron County Economic Development Department estimates that when the dust settles, the county will have spent nearly $650,000 to host the 2017 International Plowing Match (IPM) in Walton.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
While the Huron County budget will face its first official scrutiny at a special budget meeting on Jan. 19, a preview shows a proposed 5.8 per cent increase in spending.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Huron County will be welcoming nearly 100,000 guests to Walton for the 100th International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) in September, 2017. As Huron Hosts on Ontario s West Coast all efforts are made to offer an exceptional experience...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Clearing is well underway on the Goderich-to-Guelph (G2G) Rail Trail with hopes that grading will begin later this year or early next.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
McGavin Farm Equipment recently donated $1,000 to the Breast Cancer Society of Canada through sales of some special pink McGavin hats.
Thursday, November 24, 2016
The latest entrant in the 2017 International Plowing Match (IPM) beautification competition is North Woods Elementary School, one of the closest schools to the site of the match.
Thursday, November 24, 2016
The quilt competition and the beautification competition have been both traditional and foundational pieces to the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM).
Thursday, November 24, 2016
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair wrapped up in Toronto earlier this month and Huron County once again made a name for itself with many winners.
Thursday, November 3, 2016
The Fields of Faith Growing Project presented the play The Real Housewives of Cricket County A Hillbilly Comedy on Oct. 28 and 29.
Thursday, November 3, 2016
It s all so big for such small animals. Visually, that s the first impression one has when touring the new 300-by-98-foot dairy goat barn with a 20-by-40-foot hallway joining the new and old barns together at Par-Chier Farms, just north of Blyth...
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Emily Morrison, newly-hired by Huron County to help market the 2017 International Plowing March (IPM), has opted to focus her attention, and hopefully the attention of others, on the community s great farm families.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Local students put best foot forward at Belgrave Elementary School Fair
Friday, October 21, 2016
With the International Plowing Match of 2016 wrapping up in Wellington County near Harriston, it was a milestone moment in Walton on Friday as 10 shipping containers arrived and unloaded at the home farm of Jack Ryan, near Walton.
Friday, October 21, 2016
Huron County is now clear to proceed with charges under its forest conservation bylaw pertaining to an issue in North Huron after an appeal of clear-cutting as a normal farm practice was dismissed.
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