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Here we are, an early spring, and some things are charging ahead and other things are more normal.
As garden planting is gearing up, my thoughts go back to over 40 years ago when we took up residence on an old homestead.
Do farmers, ranchers and gardeners talk more about the weather or about water these days?
If you read this article early enough Friday, you can make it to Elaine Froese’s seminar at Thompson Rivers University on Friday.
Recently, I wrote about some of the climate adaptation research that the government and local agricultural industry has underway.
Whatever is being visited upon us with respect to record warm spells and extreme weather events, let’s not just blame the Creator.
Columnist David Zirnhelt shares his experiences of a Friday night out in Zihuatanejo, Mexico.
Last week here in Zihuatanejo, Mexico, we were “guided” towards the edge of an area where apparently poppies abound.
“Life is a Beach…” was the title of the e-mail Susan wrote home to our family recently.
“From desert into desert” was my thought as we flew out of the Los Angeles airport the other day on our flight to Zihuatanejo, Mexico.
I am sorry if some readers are superstitious. I mean, what I write about winter won’t be a curse.
This week a local veterinary clinic and medical suppliers teamed up to thank their customers (ranchers) for their business.
Words like: “perrenial polyculture,” “regenerative agriculture” and “permaculture” all evoke a sense of doing things differently.
This week has been historic in the ranching and farming industry locally.
If we need inspiration to take on a challenge, face adversity and make a difference, consider the role Temple Grandin has made.
North America wide the commercial ranches are getting bigger, so there are fewer ranches but the individual units are bigger.
As I write this I am overlooking the very field from which come my earliest memories of horse drawn sleigh rides come.
Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon reminded us that 2015 is the UN year of the soil.
This is the time of year when we think about family traditions and happy stories around the magic of Christmas.
Recently, I attended a field day and workshop put on by the BC Cattlemen’s Association.