Thursday, July 9, 2020
sailboat

Lake Erie Bill of Rights is dead in the water, for now. Editor-in-Chief Rebecca Miller asks: what does it mean for farmers?
sheep wool

Sheep shearing is an annual rite of passage for Rebecca Miller. Despite the challenges, there is still something about that ritual of taking off the wool.
Alberta rat patrol

Seventy years ago, Alberta, Canada, successfully declared war on rats. It's a source of provincial pride and international curiosity.
lambs

It's been a rough decade for the journalism industry. Agriculture, too. Don't let the "sad farmer" stories distract you. Just like in journalism, farming has people who make it work.
1924 cattle slaughtered

In 1924, a foot-and-mouth outbreak rocked California and the U.S. Diseases, like African Swine Fever, are grabbing current headlines. We need better traceability. Now.
kitchen cleaning

We could take some lessons from Good Housekeeping Institute, which holds products to high standards, even with government oversight. Do we have the same mentality in the livestock sector?
livestock guardian dog

Rebecca Miller finds that the best laid plans are just waiting for a flock of sheep, a steer, a livestock guardian dog named Houdini and a donkey named Sarah to come barreling through and smash them to smithereens.
mount kenya

We often don’t think about the stress limited rural broadband access puts on us. But how does it affect us? How is it impacting our future? Something needs to give. We, as a society, need to do better for rural communities.
agritourism no wifi connection

When it comes to limited rural broadband access, everyone has a story. That’s what we need to keep in mind with this discussion.
sheep in field

Farmers are told to share our stories, because the divide between people and where their food comes from is growing by the day. The internet is the quickest way to do that, because most of the people who need to hear our stories don’t live next door. But if we can’t get reliable access, how do we reach them?