Posts Categorized: Agriculture

Pesticide and Livestock/Equine Medication Drop-Off

Clean Farms Ontario have organized pesticide and livestock/equine medication drop-off locations across Ontario. This is a one day event for farmers to dispose of unwanted pesticides and livestock medications free of charge. The closest locations to Peterborough County are: Cobourg at Northumberland Grain Cobourg – (519) 839-4861 Lindsay at Alliance Agri-Turf – (705) 324-7761 Drop-off… Read more »

New Funding Available for On-Farm Clean Water Projects

From Farms at Work: “If you are a farmer or own farmland, the new East Central Farm Stewardship Fund offers you access to additional funding and technical support for your on-farm clean water projects in 2019 and 2020. This funding program is delivered through the East Central Farm Stewardship Collaborative (ECFSC) which operates in Northumberland,… Read more »

Agricultural Seminars at the Douro Community Centre – POSTPONED

The Sunderland Co-op will be hosting a number of agricultural seminars this spring at the Douro Community Centre! Beginner Beekeeping – POSTPONED to February 19th February 19, 2019: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Speaker: John MacFarlane of Dancing Bee Equipment Learn what you need to know to start your own hive this spring Advanced Beekeeping… Read more »

Grants available for farm projects this season!

If you are a farmer or own farmland, you have a lot of opportunities to plan projects on your farm that may qualify for grant funding! In east central Ontario (Durham to Hastings and everything in between) the East Central Farm Stewardship Collaborative is trying to make it easier for you by bringing information all… Read more »

Consulting on a proposed Agricultural System in the Greater Golden Horseshoe

The Province recently released its four updated provincial land use plans for the Greater Golden Horseshoe as a result of the coordinator review: the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, the Greenbelt Plan, the Niagara Escarpment Plan and the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan. The advisory panel for the coordinated review, chaired by David… Read more »