Agriculture

Candidates discuss agriculture at BGOS all candidates meeting

The candidates running in the federal riding of Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound wanted to ensure rural voters will pick them as their choice to “fight for farmers” on Tuesday night. The Grey and Bruce federations of agriculture held a virtual all-candidates meeting featuring five of the six confirmed candidates running in the riding. Conservative Alex Ruff, who […]

One-two crop woes creating summer stress for area farmers

Southwestern Ontario growers are contending with a double-whammy of crop threats in the region, a spin-off effect of a dry start to summer followed weeks of wet weather, one expert says. Farmers are contending with significant insect and plant disease issues simultaneously, crop menaces that don’t typically show up at the same time, Lucan-area grower […]

Using sea lampreys’ natural instincts against them

Weiming Li, a professor with the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife within the Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, studies sea lamprey chemical mating signals called pheromones in an effort to disrupt mating and help manage their populations. Read the full story by Phys.org. Read the full story Tags: Daily News

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