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.
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...
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 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 9, 2017
One of the biggest attractions for women at each year s International Plowing Match (IPM) is the Lifestyles Tent and this year s programming has been placed in two pairs of very capable hands.
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.
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.
Friday, January 27, 2017
A conversation about plowing in Ontario can t happen without mentioning the name McGavin.
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
Christmas is all about family and fun, and plenty of waiting, for the Morrison family specifically Emily of Lucknow, the Marketing Co-ordinator for the 2017 International Plowing Match in Walton.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
While there have been some lean years in the past, the Ryan family of Walton is looking at Christmas this year as they look at most occasions these days, as a celebration.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Growing up in England during World War II, many Christmases were sparse around the Phillips household, usually consisting of a family meal and not much more.
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