Monthly Archives: February 2017

How to Protect Your Farm with Good Bio-Security Habits

How to Protect Your Farm with Good Bio-Security Habits

Bio-security is something every farmer should know about. It doesn’t matter if your “farm” has 4 pet chickens or 400 birds, 50 head of cattle and 6 pigs. Protecting any and all of these creatures from disease is a priority. The key is using common sense and following good bio-security habits. How Disease is Spread

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Dreamcatcher Equestrian Centre Celebrates 10 Years with Big News on Breeding

Recently Dreamcatcher Equestrian Centre made a very exciting announcement; their beautiful mares Dark Pearl (owned by Kendra Anshen) and Wianda Star (owned by Keegan Bryan) are two of the six mares selected in North America to be bred to U-Genius, who is by the Grand Prix stallion Utopia and out of Valegro (Valegro is a

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Grants For Ontario Farmers

There are many high costs involved in the agriculture business and being a farmer has specific funding needs. From the high cost of farming equipment, to land costs, to implementing new farming techniques, to making environmental improvements many farmers are in need of some financial assistance. Farm grants may be available for many farms in

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Agriculture Startups Every Farmer Should Know About

For farmers in Cottage Country, paying attention to up-and-coming agriculture startups is a fabulous way to discover tools you can use to grow your farming business. Young companies are developing a wide array of resources specifically for the agriculture industry. Hobby farmers, weekend growers, and full-time ranchers can utilize the services of agriculture startups to

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February is Love Month

But What About the Rest of the Year? Most of us enjoy celebrating Valentine’s Day with a special night out or an exchange of gifts each year, but once it’s all over it’s worth asking if those are really the most important ways to show our love. Material expressions of love are wonderful, of course,

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Meet Dave Linkert, Site Supervisor Marshall Homes Port 32

We are excited to introduce to you, our valued readers, a new section in our magazine: ‘Contractors Corner’.  This is where you will be able to pick up tips and tricks on any construction projects you may be thinking of undertaking yourself. Each issue of our magazine will feature DIY advice for those of you

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New and Often Overlooked – Preparing for Your 2016 Personal Tax Return

Another year, another tax season. And as with most tax seasons, there are a few changes to be aware of. This year the change that has caused the most attention – and misinformation – is the declaration of the sale of your principal residence. NO, the tax exempt status of capital gains on your home

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Did You Know? Activities Requiring a Work Permit

Did You Know? Trent Severn Waterways and Otonabee Conservation have a system they have put in place to protect the home owner and the contractor when completing any water work. The permit now needs to be displayed and made visible at the front of the property and on the water side of the property where

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