Posts from "December, 2012"

Gravel road etiquette

If you live on a farm in Western Canada, odds are there is a gravel road going past your driveway. While gravel makes for a functional road surface, it’s a little hard on vehicles. Tires that log most of their miles on gravel don’t last as long as those run over pavement. Paint and windshields

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Saskatchewan and Quebec couples win national OYF honors

After a week of competition, the suspense is over. A young wine making couple from Saskatchewan and two young dedicated sheep producers from Quebec have been named Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers for 2012.  At a gala dinner in downtown Charlottetown, PEI, Friday Nov. 30, Vance Lester and Susan Echlin, who operate a  successful fruit winery

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