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crop field

Healthy Crops Equal Healthy Livestock

Healthy Crops Equal Healthy Livestock

There has never been more focus in the media on healthy lifestyle. Healthy eating being a prime topic right now. How many of us have read about ‘clean eating’ via social media, health magazines, or heard about it on the news? It’s not really a new fad, but an old-time take on what we put

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Farm Real Estate Considerations Crucial for Buyers and Sellers

Farm transactions are much more intricate than typical residential property sales, you might say they are an entirely different animal, by comparison. (Pun intended) It is important for both buyers and sellers to work withsales representative that truly understand all the various issues that can arise in a farm transaction. There are many different types

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Alliance Agri-Turf tower

Providing Farmers with Service and Knowledge to Grow By

When there are so many names in the agriculture game, it can be hard to sort out what products and services are the best fit for your farm business and its needs. You need a company that invests, listens and responds to the need and concerns of its customers. Alliance Agri-Turf is that company, created

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Plowing field

New Government Program Set to Help Farms Manage Risks

There are a number of inherent risks to managing an Ontario farm successfully year-over-year. A shortfall of rain could have disastrous effects on crop output, while too much rain can have equally detrimental effects. Then there is question of distribution to be dealt, as retailers and distributors are notoriously picky and cut-throat in their dealings

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John Wesley McLean and horse in field

History and Horses

What would it be like to step back in time, as horse fanciers, to experience Canada’s Confederation on July 1, 1867.    Certainly we can assume that in 1867 everyone had a relationship with horses. My mother was born in 1923 and although that was 56 years after Confederation it was still a time when

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Blue: Brave, Bold and Blind

There is something immobilizing when our visibility is taken away. We fear what we cannot see.  What would it be like to be surrounded by darkness every day? This is the reality for a horse at our farm … Blue is blind.  Blue navigates his dark world well … in fact, so well his blindness

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Farm Dogs Keep them safe

Farm dogs are an integral part of farm life and important members of the team. You want to keep them safe, but it can be expensive to use traditional methods of fencing for the entire perimeter of your land. A GPS-based system could be the perfect solution for farm use; it is highly customizable and

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Estate Planning for the Family Farm

Everyone should have a Will and plan for the next generation in their family. If you are a farmer this may be particularly important and could be complicated.  A working farm is a going concern that you will most likely wish to preserve for the next generation of your family. You can pass on a

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