Agriculture

Greasy pig contest cancelled

SOUTH MOUNTAIN — Hogtown has succeeded in having South Mountain Fair drop the greasy pig contest from tomorrow’s scheduled activities. Apparent fallout of a social media campaign and online petition promoted by Toronto Pig Save,…








Aerial corn spraying in North Stormont

FINCH — A helicopter was busily spraying corn  fields west of Finch on Sun., July 24.   Not to be confused with sight-seeing choppers that circled over nearby Chesterville during Farmer John’s annual summer bash on Saturday…



Wheat view

CHESTERVILLE — The winter wheat harvest is under way at Vanden Bosch Farms.  Betty Vanden Bosch  supplied this image of the farm’s combine at work in the cereal crop on July 19. Her grandson, Sawyer, is…


Avonmore Fair officially opened

In the video below, Roxborough Agricultural Society President Neil Robinson introduces the guests on the opening day podium, starting with Township of South Stormont Mayor Jim Bancroft (appearing on behalf of the SD&G warden),Township of North…