Guelph, ON – Gord Green, a dairy producer from Oxford County, has taken over as the President of the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) for 2016. Gord, his wife Laura and their son, operate Greenholm Farms Limited, a dairy and cash crop operation north of Embro where they use strip-till in corn and […]

By Lilian Schaer, for Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association There’s nothing that makes Tyler Vollmershausen happier than sticking a shovel into a field to see what’s happening underground. It’s that passion for soil that is one of the reasons Vollmershausen Farms has been selected as the 2016 Soil Champion, an award handed out annually […]

January 11, 2016 Prepared by Lois Harris for Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association St. Catharines – Paul Speck is a forward-looking Ontario businessman who credits the Growing Forward 2 (GF2) program, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative, for helping him build a more solid financial and environmentally sound footing for his growing vineyard and winery. As the […]

Prepared by Lilian Schaer for Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association Guelph, ON – A new roof over the livestock yard has changed Chad Anderson’s cow-calf farm. The structure has resulted in better manure management on the 400-acre farm near Brigden, Ontario, reducing both labour and the farm’s environmental footprint. And the cattle are happier […]

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