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*** Congratulations to Neleah Lavoie on winning the prestigious 4-H Canada Leadership Excellence Award of Distinction. Valued at $20,000, the long-time member of the Cavendish 4-H Club is one of only four winners across the country and takes the prizein the science and technology pillar. A q…

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For the sixth year in a row, Lely North America is pleased to offer future dairy industry leaders the opportunity to apply for the Lely Future of Dairy Scholarship.

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Laurie Loane is hoping to share the expertise she has garnered through overseeing the PEI Farm Technician Program on a national scale with her recent appointment by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to the Sector Engagement Table for Skills Development.

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Farmer Soleil Hutchinson has received a lot of well deserved attention over the last couple of years. There have been several media stories, and more recently she was named the 2021 winner of the Women’s Institute “Women in Agriculture Award.” This recognizes an Island woman “making a major …

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There’s a story I’ve heard several times, which means it might be true. Former Federal Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan came to PEI in the late 1970’s to look at the three grain elevators the federal government had financed. As he was driving by the dozens and dozens of small farms, he ask…

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***The fact farmland values have essentially held their own over the first six months of the year seems to indicate prices for farmland may be stabilizing in the province. The mid-year study compiled by Farm Credit Canada shows just a 0.4 per cent hike during the first six months and a 1.5 p…

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