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Friday, December 13, 2019

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New markets for traditional crops await farmers

New crops that hit the market with an unexpected – and perhaps unproven—health virtue may capture the imagination of consumers. But for good reason,...

Weather has some crops down, but not out

The wet, cool weather that defined the spring and early summer have taken somewhat of a toll on crops, even here in the region. The...

Mitigating frost damage nets biotech startup $25,000 Velocity prize

It can be the bane of a good harvest: the killer frost, and yet it is unfortunately a feature of the frigid Canadian landscape....

Rain posing some issues, but local crops faring well

If you’re a farmer, you know that the perfect weather is a delicate equilibrium. Heat? Yes – but too much heat leads to storms,...
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Jolly ol’ Saint Nick rolls into Elmira

The Elmira Kiwanis Santa Claus Parade saw people line Arthur Street Saturday morning...

Efforts to clear snow from roads sees fines rise

Already out ticketing cars parked on streets between 4 and 9 a.m., Woolwich will ban parking on roads...

Woolwich council moves to develop a vision for downtown Elmira

Intending to develop a planning framework that will encourage businesses to invest in the Elmira core, Woolwich will...

Province boosts funding to police to increase RIDE programs

The Ontario government this week announced it will provide $2.4 million in funding through its Reduce Impaired Driving...

Woolwich looks to widen scope of on-farm business operations

Relaxed on-farm business policies adopted by the province have Woolwich looking to change its official plan and zoning...

Wellesley Lions honour late member

Members of the Wellesley & District Lions Club gathered Sunday to honour one of their own, dedicating a...