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Major agricultural trends for 2020 taking root locally

Major agricultural trends being predicted this year for all of Canada are taking root here in the region. Although it’s months before crop producers...

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,...

Here’s what’s keeping farmers up at night

When it comes to agriculture and food, one of consumers’ biggest concerns is cost. Research has shown cost outweighs...

How much is that field next door worth?

Weather has taken some of the steam out of land prices here. Farm Credit Canada, the biggest agricultural lender in the...

FCC supports 4-H Club to the tune of $115K

Farm Credit Canada’s latest round of grants for the 4-H Club saw $114,250 spread out to affiliated clubs across the country. Each of 4-H’s members...

Supporting young farmers

Aiming to help more young adults break into the agricultural sector, Farm Credit Canada has partnered with the Ministry of Agriculture and Agri-Food to...
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Record rainfall in the region

Unusual winter weather walloped local areas as well as Waterloo Region this past weekend, with record levels of...

Woolwich looks to add green projects as part of climate action plan

Planting trees remains Woolwich’s priority in rolling out a 0.5 per cent greening levy on property taxes again...

Regional downloading adds new cost to township fire dept. budget

Regional downloading is expected to add $100,000 a year to the cost of operating the Woolwich Fire Department...

Talk of affordable housing is just that while growth continues

Woolwich councillors aren’t wrong when they say there’s a lack of housing options, particularly affordable ones, in the...

Downed planes are collateral damage

One of the main causes of death for airline passengers in recent decades is being shot down by...

The View From Here: January 16, 2020

The region and the townships may have a different take on what's fair when it comes...