2.2 C
Elmira
Saturday, January 25, 2020

Tag:Crops

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,...
122
Newspaper Awards

SOCIAL MEDIA

JUST POSTED

Taking the plunge on condos

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but it’s also a prime reason Woolwich councillors this week approved...

Woolwich whittles down tax hike somewhat to 3.9%

Woolwich taxpayers are looking at a 3.9 per cent tax hike as councillors last week made a few...

Catholic teachers join public board on the picket lines

Local Catholic elementary and high school teachers hit the picket lines Tuesday, marching up and down Arthur Street...

Water and sewer rates to rise again this year, as Woolwich approves budget

Flush with cash or otherwise, you’ll be paying more again this year for turning on the taps and...

Labour unrest shows spending at odds with the public good

In a week where transit workers are on strike and teachers walked the picket lines in the region,...

The View From Here: January 23, 2020

With the GRT buses parked due to the strike, there's little in the way of feeding...