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Honeybee killer can have practical applications, says researcher

Honeybee killer can have practical applications, says researcher

Neonicotinoids — a type of pesticide used in agriculture and horticulture — have been implicated in honeybee colony collapse, but one scientist doesn’t believe a full ban on the pesticide is necessary, especially as it applies to forestry.
Cheese lovers flocking to Kap for artisanal fare

Cheese lovers flocking to Kap for artisanal fare

François Nadeau learned art of cheesemaking while studying in France
FarmStart offers training for new Northern farmers

FarmStart offers training for new Northern farmers

FarmStart wants to get more new and young farmers into the North, and a pilot project is using training, peer mentorship and marketing to get them here.
Rheault Distillery earns more accolades for homegrown spirits

Rheault Distillery earns more accolades for homegrown spirits

Hearst distillers Marcel Rheault and Mireille Morin have more acclaim to add to their growing collection of accolades after participating in the 2015 China Wine & Spirits Awards (CWSA).
Guests experience Northern ambiance while staying in yurt

Guests experience Northern ambiance while staying in yurt

Nestled in a copse of trees abutting Algonquin Provincial Park, the yurt is in an idyllic setting.
Manitoulin Brewing Co. introduces first beer

Manitoulin Brewing Co. introduces first beer

For the denizens of Manitoulin Island, who flock to the popular vacation spot when the warm weather hits, summer is filled with sun, lakes, barbecues — and now, a homegrown beer.
Manitoulin beer enters retail market

Manitoulin beer enters retail market

In time for the long weekend, The Beer Store in Little Current, on Manitoulin Island, is making available Swingbridge Ale, the first beer produced by the Manitoulin Brewing Company (MBC).
Fund propelling aquaculture industry forward

Fund propelling aquaculture industry forward

As food producers race to meet global demand for seafood, aquaculture has become the fastest growing segment of the food-producing industry.
Producer to cultivate grain crop in Cochrane

Producer to cultivate grain crop in Cochrane

Jamie Draves didn’t set out to become a quinoa producer.
Investment company backs ag growth, expansion

Investment company backs ag growth, expansion

“Investing with operators to build great Canadian farms.