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Saskatchewan to tap farm leaders for drainage board

Representatives from four Saskatchewan farmer organizations will sit on a new provincial advisory board on farm drainage policy. The provincial government on Tuesday announced the creation of two advisory boards: a policy development board and technical review board. Specific members haven’t yet been named to either board, but the province said the policy advisory board […] Read more

Project manager Neils Munk (third from left) 
and farmer Finley Cameron (to Munk’s left) show off the  new water system.

Water conservation efforts in Bruce Peninsula taking shape

Farmers in the Bruce Peninsula region of Ontario’s Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve are welcoming support from the Bruce Peninsula Biosphere Association (BPBA) for projects to improve water quality in freshwater streams and lakes that ultimately flow into Georgian Bay or Lake Huron. The BPBA’s Six Streams Initiative focuses on three sources of pollution: cattle drinking […] Read more