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Grey Ag Winter Courses

Fadi

By Fadi Didi

Grey Ag Services offers Winter Courses to producers and rural residents of Grey and Bruce Counties.


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Each Winter, Grey Ag Services offers Winter Courses to producers and rural residents of Grey and Bruce Counties.

The first in the series is this coming Monday, January 29th.

Alpaca Info 101 is all about raising alpacas.

The workshop will answer questions about whether they are hard to handle, what you feed them and are they high maintenance.

If you have ever considered alpacas this workshop will answer all of the basic questions.

Carolyn & Doug Lilleyman from Kickin' Back Alpaca Ranch will conduct the workshop from 1pm to 4:15pm this coming Monday at Grey Ag Services, in Markdale.

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Members of Canada's agricultural industry now have access to a new mental health resource.

The Do More Ag Foundation, will launch on Jan. 30th at the Farm Tech conference.

It will focus on providing farmers with support and creating awareness about mental health issues in the industry.

The initiative began when Kim Keller, one of the four founders of the not-for-profit organization, received a call last summer from an individual who lost a farming client to suicide.

As the discussion about mental health in agriculture continued, Keller realized that the industry needed an organization to focus on this issue.


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