The government has done a good job of supporting agriculture during the COVID-19 pandemic, but more can be done.  |  Mark Hofer photo

Agriculture requires more support

Overall, I have been impressed with the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has altered the lives of all Canadians in one way or another. They have been rolling out funding programs over the past weeks and months for Canadians who have lost work, for students, for small- and medium-sized businesses, and more. As […] Read more

The author argues that we will not be able to sustain our food production if our soils continue to be degraded at the current rate.  |  File photo

Start planting the seed about the importance of soil health

What’s the big deal about soil? It’s all over the place. And anyway, it only affects farmers, right? That might be your first reaction upon seeing the title of this article. That’s because we really don’t talk much about soil, one of our most precious resources. I want to change that. Of course, soil is […] Read more